The first-line treatment for malaria in no longer effective in Cambodia, and a new report from Columbia researchers has identified the likely culprit.
A model shows that a combination of four approaches could reduce the spread of HIV among drug users in NYC by more than 60 percent by 2040.
Three-quarters of camels in Saudi Arabia have evidence of the deadly virus behind Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, finds a study by the Center for Infection and Immunity.
Tougher tobacco control policies in China could save close to 13 million lives by the year 2050, according to a new study from P&S researcher Andrew Moran.
Researchers at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM) recently extended the use of teledentistry to remote parts of the world, serving the most vulnerable populations—AIDS orphans in Africa.
A new mathematical model of how malaria is transmitted suggests increasing use of current antimalarial therapies could eliminate the disease in many parts of the world.