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A new BRAIN Initiative atlas showcases the diverse cell populations within the human hypothalamus, paving the way to discovering novel cellular targets for obesity and metabolic disease
A new study in women found that shortening sleep by just 90 minutes for a few weeks increased insulin resistance, a risk factor for type 2 diabetes.
Studies exploring metformin’s power to prevent prostate cancer progression have been inconclusive. Columbia research now shows that the drug has promise, but only for specific patients.
Wegovy (semaglutide) produces the greatest weight loss in teenagers, but a study by Columbia researchers finds that the trendy obesity drug is not cost-effective at its current price.
- November 23, 2016
Karolinska Institute’s Peter Arner wins Naomi Berrie Award for studies on the cellular processes that create and maintain fat tissue in humans.
- November 16, 2016
Seniors with diabetes spent less out-of-pocket after the launch of Medicare’s Part D prescription drug benefit, School of Nursing researchers have found.
- June 6, 2016
An international observational study led by Columbia University researchers has uncovered widespread differences in the treatment of patients with common chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and depression.
- May 27, 2016
Columbia researchers are identifying the cellular processes that link obesity to diabetes and ways to interrupt them.
- March 21, 2016
The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University offers free screening to qualified relatives of people with type 1 diabetes. The screening is part of a national study.
- February 23, 2016
Researchers conducted a systematic review of studies investigating both maternal and infant risk factors for childhood obesity.
- February 2, 2016
"Orange is the New Black" actress Lea DeLaria discusses her off-camera role as a diligent and motivated patient at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center.
- January 29, 2016
A Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center research team has discovered a pathway that prevents insulin from causing fatty liver without altering its favorable effect on blood sugar.
- January 26, 2016
College of Physicians & Surgeons Dean Lee Goldman discusses his new book, which examines the role DNA plays in attempting to treat diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease.
- November 17, 2015
Yale endocrinologist Robert Stanley Sherwin presented with Columbia’s top diabetes research prize.