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When non-essential operations were shut down last March, a VP&S research group became a critical lifeline for community elders in Northern Manhattan.
Hematopoietic stem cells can survive extraordinary stress. Columbia scientists have learned how they escape death, which could lead to new treatments for blood cancers and diseases related to aging.
A new study of elderly Hispanics found that hearing loss increased the risk of depression symptoms.
A new study shows how cellular “housekeeping” protects some neurons against the toxic proteins of Alzheimer’s disease and suggests new treatment possibilities.
- October 18, 2018
Aging vocal folds produce a weak, tired-sounding voice, but exercises can reverse some of the effects, says Columbia otolaryngologist Michael Pitman, MD.
- April 26, 2018
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.
- March 15, 2018
Some HIV symptoms affect women more than men. A new study from Columbia Nursing shows how menopause adds to the burden.
- November 20, 2017
CUIMC experts discuss the CDC's recommendation of a new shingles vaccine for adults over 50.
- September 29, 2016
Four areas of U.S. policy need immediate attention to improve health care for an aging population, say Columbia aging experts in a new report.
- September 16, 2016
Despite widespread hearing loss among people in their 90s, only 59 percent of individuals in that age group use hearing aids, Columbia researchers found.