Transplantation with even suboptimal kidneys provides a significant survival advantage compared to remaining on dialysis, CUMC researchers say.
To combat the rise of obesity in teens, physicians and other medical professionals have been promoting physical education and healthier diets for children. But for some teens, these are not enough.
In honor of National Healthy Weight Week, we spoke with Dr. Judith Korner, Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC, about how to determine if you are at a healthy weight and, if you're overweight, what to do to get healthy.
Inspired by this year's New York City Marathon to take on a big race? Make sure you know how to train properly to avoid injury.
New findings suggest that narrow-spectrum UV light could dramatically reduce surgical infections – which remain a serious and stubborn problem, killing up to 8,200 patients a year in the U.S. – without damaging human tissue