Using fMRI, Columbia psychiatrists are looking for signs of PTSD in the brain that may help physicians personalize treatment. June 27, 2014, is National PTSD Awareness Day.
Dietary cocoa flavanols—naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa—reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults, according to a study led by CUMC scientists.
Study compares robot-assisted surgery with conventional laparoscopic surgery for benign gynecologic conditions.
Columbia University will award the 2014 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to James P. Allison, PhD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Emily Casciano, a dietician at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, loves helping her patients learn healthy eating habits early.
Two 2014 graduates of Columbia’s College of Physicians and Surgeons are profiled in AMSNY’s “Meet New York State’s Newest Doctors” series.
Psychiatrist Dr. Paul Appelbaum says it is misleading to identify mental illness as a primary cause of violence.
Several drugs in development for pancreatic cancer dissolve the dense tissue that surrounds and protects the tumors, but new research shows why some may not work.
During a U.S. News Twitter chat on #SunHealth, Dr. Larisa Geskin offered expert advice on sunscreen, sunglasses, and more.
P&S students practice everything from taking medical histories—with actors playing the part of “standardized patients”—to resuscitation on high-tech mannequins.
A three-day symposium organized by the Columbia Aging Center at the Mailman School in concert with Columbia School of Journalism brought together leading experts on aging and journalists who cover the issue.
Institute of Medicine report calls into question the millions of dollars spent on service members’ mental health.
A Columbia Nursing study found that eHealth interventions are associated with reductions in risky sexual behaviors and increases in HIV testing among men who have sex with men.