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New results from a long-term epidemiologic study reveal that one of the oldest racially based diagnostic formulas in medicine is no better than a race-neutral equation.
A new program at ColumbiaDoctors embeds behavioral health specialists alongside primary care providers to care for patients’ mental health needs.
A new mathematical modeling study suggests that about a quarter of young adults between 18 and 39 could gain lifetime health benefits from taking statins.
- October 4, 2013
A ColumbiaDoctors ER physician tells how she uses yoga techniques to help put patients at ease.
- September 23, 2013
Hospitals units combining the compassion of hospice and technical care of medical-surgical units may provide efficient, cost-effective assistance to patients with advanced chronic illness or terminal disease.
- September 20, 2013
The New York Thyroid Center, with the Section of Endocrine Surgery at NYP/Columbia, now offers a streamlined way to evaluate thyroid nodules.
- September 18, 2013
Drs. Rudolph Leibel and Michael Rosenbaum are members of a multi-center collaboration that plans to test competing hypotheses of obesity and weight gain.
- August 16, 2013
Are you suffering from outdoor allergy symptoms this summer? Here are some strategies for finding relief.
- July 25, 2013
An Electronic Health Record (EHR) system enables physicians to assist patients faster and more effectively while providing cohesive community data to promote public health.
- July 16, 2013
The hospital — one of the largest and most comprehensive in the country, with nearly 2,600 beds — ranks third in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, and neurology and neurosurgery.
- July 12, 2013
A medical ethicist who has worked at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center since the 1960s is featured in an article in TheAtlantic.com.
- June 28, 2013
A five-point checklist to help you choose the best sun protection for your eyes during the summer and all year round.
- June 13, 2013
Columbia University announced today that Christian S. Stohler, DMD, DrMedDent, has been named Dean of Columbia’s College of Dental Medicine.