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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.
- February 20, 2013
Omega-3 lipid emulsions protect brain after stroke in mouse study
- February 19, 2013
It's not just amyloid; white matter hyperintensities may be a second necessary factor for the development of Alzheimer’s.
- February 7, 2013
CUMC’s Christopher Henderson, PhD will serve as scientific director.
- February 6, 2013
Women with the greatest risk of having a heart attack know the least about heart attack symptoms, according to a new study.
Source:The New York TimesFebruary 5, 2013
Columbia University Medical Center hearing specialist, Dr. Anil K. Lalwani, comments on age-related hearing loss.
- January 2, 2013
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.
Source:The New York TimesAugust 28, 2012
Dr. Ethel Siris notes the severity of fractures late in life. “When you break a hip at 80, it can be a life-ending experience.”