Columbia University School of Nursing appoints new dean, Lorraine Frazier.
For women, even mild sleep problems can raise blood pressure, finds a new study.
Columbia medical student Caroline Park recounts her experiences playing on the Korean women’s ice hockey team at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics in South Korea.
Student research topics ranged from machine learning classifiers to identify stroke patients to the effect of race and socioeconomic status on outcomes after pediatric allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation.
Though far from the most common form of cancer, brain cancers are uniquely difficult to treat. Columbia scientists are researching multiple new ways to attack the tumors.
ColumbiaDoctors honors clinicians on Doctors' Day.
Columbia neurologist William Kreisl, MD, explains the potential uses—and limitations—of a smell test in sniffing out Alzheimer's disease risk.
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.