Depression appears to be associated with mild cognitive impairment and an increased risk of dementia; José A. Luchsinger, MD, MPH was senior author of the study, published in the Archives of Neurology.
This time of year doesn't need to be sad and there are ways to manage grief and find comfort, according to Penelope Buschman, director of the psychiatric nurse practitioner program at Columbia's School of Nursing.
“If you see your B.M.I. is high — above 25 — you need to pay attention to it,” said Andrew G. Rundle, associate professor of epidemiology and senior author of a new study in Obesity Research & Clinical Practice.
Seasonal affective disorder or SAD, affects 62 million Americans, according to Michael Terman, director of the Center for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms at Columbia University and a leader in the field.
Dr. Irwin Redlener, who is the director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University and has worked on school violence issues, said there were steps that could be taken to try to limit school violence.
"Cancer biology is in the midst of a major transition that has led from a primary focus on oncogenes to a focus on systems," say the Columbia editorial authors, Dr. Victor Grann and Maxine Ashby-Thompson.