New Zika research from Columbia University suggests that high rates of microcephaly in Brazil were not caused by new mutations in the virus, as previously believed.
Scientists estimate a minimum of 320,000 undiscovered viruses in mammals. Knowledge of them could aid early detection and mitigation of disease outbreaks in humans.
Ozone, even at levels below air-quality standards in most parts of the world, has significant negative impacts on worker productivity, according to Mailman School of Public Health study.
An Egyptian Tomb Bat near the site of the first known case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome was found to harbor the virus for the disease, report researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity.
Celiac disease patients with ongoing intestine damage have a greater than 2-fold increased risk of lymphoma compared with those whose intestines healed.
Columbia researcher David Fidock raises alarm about emerging resistance to the world's most effective malaria treatments.