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.
A thumb-sized hearing aid worn behind the ear and held in place by a small magnet is available at NY-Presbyterian/Columbia to those who cannot wear conventional hearing aids.
The Columbia Arthritis Center is one of the first rheumatology centers in the country to incorporate ultrasound in arthritis care.
High levels of antibodies to five common infections found to be associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline.
The virus that causes cold sores, along with other viral or bacterial infections, may be associated with cognitive problems; a new study from CUMC's Mira Katan and Mitch Elkind.
More symptoms of depression and lower cognitive status are independently associated with a more rapid decline in the ability to handle tasks of everyday living, according to a study by CUMC researchers.