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.
In most cases of ALS, a toxin released by cells that normally nurture neurons in the brain and spinal cord can trigger loss of the nerve cells affected in the disease, report Columbia researchers.
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.
Mailman researchers find text message reminders increase flu vaccination rates in pregnant women.