The reduction in gun violence in poor neighborhoods could translate into hundreds of fewer shootings every year for cities affected by blighted spaces.
Almost half of gastric bypass patients have their diabetes under control one year after surgery, a new study has found.
On Monday, President Obama and Vice President Biden hosted a National Conference on Mental Health at the White House. Several key APA leaders participated including Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, APA President, and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University.
A new Columbia study suggests that medical breakthroughs that offer large benefits above placebo are becoming less common.
Mice engineered with a human gene for schizophrenia and exposed to lead during early life exhibited behaviors and structural changes in their brains consistent with schizophrenia.
As the organic food sections in grocery stores continue to expand, you may find yourself wondering if you should be buying organic foods instead of conventional foods.
When doctors at a local community hospital were unable to diagnose a three-month-old baby’s illness, she was transferred to the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center (MSCHONY), where she was quickly diagnosed with botulism and successfully treated.
New findings show that the more heart attack-induced PTSD symptoms a patient has, the worse their sleep likely was in the month following their heart attack.
The CUMC Art Show has become a much-anticipated annual event, with hundreds of paintings, photographs, and sculptures on display.
RICE is a first-aid technique that can be applied to most sprains, strains, and joint injuries.
On May 22, 162 MD and 66 PhD degrees were conferred during the 2013 graduation ceremony of the College of Physicians & Surgeons.