For the first time, the basic principles of palliative care will be integrated into the curriculum for all students at Columbia’s School of Nursing.
Dietary cocoa flavanols—naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa—reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults, according to a study led by CUMC scientists.
The benefits of education are often framed in terms of the short-term future, i.e., employment. But research finds a future benefit, too: staving off late-life cognitive decline.
Fellows from more than 40 countries spent a week at Mailman, applying design thinking to several health challenges.
The gift funds a program that helps 1,200 young New Yorkers each year finish high school and enter college.
In adulthood, education better predicts physical and mental capacity—even life expectancy—than does age.