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.
Psychiatrist Mayumi Okuda, MD, director of the Columbia Gambling Disorders Clinic, says problematic gambling can be detected in as few as two questions.
On average, patients see more than eight physicians before being diagnosed with a mitochondrial disease, a new CUIMC study finds.
A stroke education program that uses hip hop music increased stroke awareness among economically disadvantaged minority children and their parents.
High plasma triglycerides have been linked to heart disease; studies in mice suggest inhibiting gamma secretase in the liver could lower plasma triglyceride levels and have parallel benefits for diabetes.
In obese mice, the liver increases production of an enzyme, DPP4, that promotes diabetes by increasing inflammation in abdominal fat.
Velocity: Columbia's Ride to End Cancer is a cycling event launched in 2017 to benefit precision medicine at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at CUIMC.
A new study finds that young Americans had a sharply higher risk of suicide in the months after surviving a deliberate self-harm attempt.
On Match Day, 156 students at P&S learned which residency program they will attend for their medical training after graduation.
Some HIV symptoms affect women more than men. A new study from Columbia Nursing shows how menopause adds to the burden.
Four researchers at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons have been named 2018 Schaefer Research Scholars: Alberto Ciccia, PhD, Harris Wang, PhD, Baojie Li, PhD, and Maria Concetta Miniaci, MD.