A new targeted therapy for hard-to-treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia appears to have fewer side effects than a previous therapy.
Nearly half a million women die each year of heart disease and stroke. Here are seven lifestyle changes to help lower your risk.
A new mathematical model of how malaria is transmitted suggests increasing use of current antimalarial therapies could eliminate the disease in many parts of the world.
Obese children exposed to high levels of air pollutants are nearly three times as likely to have asthma, compared with non-obese children and lower levels of pollution exposure.
After building industrial sewing machines, Gary Johnson came to P&S with the idea of working here for a year or two. But 47 years later, he is still designing and building instruments for investigators across the medical center.
Get to know and support local community organizations through the Medical Center Neighborhood Fund. The initiative, a partnership of CUMC, NYP, and NYSPI, offers grants to organizations in Washington Heights and Inwood.
Tom Jessell will receive the 2014 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science for opening up one of the most unknown—and important—fields of biomedical research.
In honor of National Healthy Weight Week, we spoke with Dr. Judith Korner, Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC, about how to determine if you are at a healthy weight and, if you're overweight, what to do to get healthy.
Breast cancer study in mice suggests that radiation therapy to unaffected breast could reduce risk of second cancer.
CUMC researchers have identified a gene that appears to play a major role in motor neuron degeneration in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Common type of leukemia may start with a change in bone cells.