A new study, involving roundworms, shows that starvation induces specific changes in so-called small RNAs and that these changes are inherited through at least three consecutive generations, without any DNA involvement.
Columbia researchers identify immune cells responsible for destroying hair follicles in people with alopecia areata and restore hair growth with an FDA-approved drug
1980 P&S graduate Oheneba Boachie-Adjei plans a return to Ghana to fulfill a dream of providing state-of-the art orthopedic and spine care in Africa.
Do aspirational goals such as an “end of AIDS” motivate action, or do they ultimately lead to inaction?
The gift funds a program that helps 1,200 young New Yorkers each year finish high school and enter college.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is No. 6 in the country and No. 1 in New York in this year’s U.S. News & World Report’s hospital ranking.
Take advantage of summer greenmarket produce with these recipes approved by CUMC nutrition expert Dr. Wahida Karmally.
The ability to diagnose Alzheimer’s before the onset of symptoms would allow physicians to treat it before extensive brain damage has occurred.
Hundreds of photos taken during 2013–2014 have been compiled into a slide show that captures images from the year’s recurring and unique events.
In preclinical tests, a two-drug combination that blocks cancer’s escape route shows promise against MPNST, an aggressive nerve tumor.
Story focuses on Hip Hop Public Health’s new anti-obesity campaign, which is based on obesity research conducted at Columbia University Medical Center.