A week before graduating, Columbia medical students in the VP&S Class of 2018 led a health and wellness fair at the Fort Washington Men’s Shelter.
A study shows that sensory information travels not only to the brain’s mid-layer (where most axons lead), but also directly to its deeper layers.
Ottavio Arancio, MD, PhD, of CUMC's Taub Institute, coauthored a paper on a compound that prevents memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer's. See Northwestern's news release: http://bit.ly/14Zqwwn
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is now one of just two hospitals in the United States to offer colon cancer screening using computer-assisted colonoscopy.
Mouse study suggests inhibiting protein called caspase-2 might prevent cognitive decline in Alzheimer's
Another reason for pregnant mothers to avoid tobacco smoke – it may cause hearing damage in their children – new findings published in JAMA Otolaryngology.
Elevated antibodies to gluten proteins of wheat found in children with autism, but no connection to celiac disease.
One in 4 stroke survivors suffer from PTSD symptoms within the 1st year post-event, and 1 in 9 experience chronic PTSD more than a year later - results of a study led by Columbia University Medical Center researchers.
Study of insulin-producing cells derived from skin of diabetes patients shows utility of iPS cells for study of human disease and as potential therapy.
Obese adolescents are more likely than their normal-weight counterparts to have hearing loss – results of a new study led by Columbia’s Dr. Anil Lalwani.
Columbia's Wendy Chung, the original plaintiff in the case against Myriad Genetics, says the Supreme Court decision banning gene patents will open a new era of genomic medicine.