Four areas of U.S. policy need immediate attention to improve health care for an aging population, say Columbia aging experts in a new report.
New Mailman School of Public Health research finds that when older adults stop driving, they double their risk of depressive symptoms and the change contributes to diminished cognitive abilities and physical functioning.
In a new study, P&S researcher Yian Gu explores the association between eating a Mediterranean-like diet and the prevention of brain cell loss of up to five years.
Three successful movies from this year's Oscars featured strong medicine and science narratives.
Columbia-led study identifies patterns of prescribing Xanax, Valium, Ativan, and other benzodiazepines among adults.
The talk was part of this year's Nobel Week Dialogue, a daylong event that aims to stimulate global dialogue between science and society.