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New findings suggest a hormone called lipocalin-2, previously found to suppress food intake in mice, may also prevent weight gain in humans.
Ancient parts of the brain may hold secrets that help explain the drive to eat and how eating may affect brain health. Sabrina Diano, the new Institute of Human Nutrition director, is investigating.
Columbia University has presented the 2019 Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Research to Alvin C. Powers, MD.
- June 18, 2013
Study of insulin-producing cells derived from skin of diabetes patients shows utility of iPS cells for study of human disease and as potential therapy.
- June 17, 2013
Obese adolescents are more likely than their normal-weight counterparts to have hearing loss – results of a new study led by Columbia’s Dr. Anil Lalwani.
- June 13, 2013
A Mailman School of Public Health study finds that low-income individuals would not be disproportionately affected by legislation to restrict consumption of large sugar-sweetened beverages.
- June 4, 2013
Almost half of gastric bypass patients have their diabetes under control one year after surgery, a new study has found.
- May 7, 2013
Type 1 diabetes appears to increase the risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death among people with high blood sugar, partly by stimulating production of a protein that sparks an inflammatory process.
- March 1, 2013
With funding from ChildObesity180, schools around the country can implement an exercise program developed at CHALK.
Source:The New York TimesOctober 1, 2012
Domenico Accili theorizes that in type 2 diabetes, insulin-producing cells revert to an earlier developmental state.
- September 13, 2012
A new study by CUMC researchers shows that beta cells do not die but instead revert to a more fundamental, undifferentiated cell type.