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A pilot feasibility study to assess a new therapy addresses a critical gap in treatment options for a high-risk patient population with unique emotional needs.
A new study shows that omitting aspirin from an anti-clotting regimen can improve outcomes for people living with a heart pump by reducing hospitalizations without increasing the risk of blood clots.
A minimally invasive procedure for fixing diseased aortic valves is just as safe and durable as traditional surgery after five years, a new study reports.
- February 24, 2016
Women undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) have better survival rates than men at one year, according to a new study from Columbia researchers.
- January 6, 2016
A new study has revealed that cholesterol-lowering statins may help reverse the mechanisms that increase the risk of heart disease in people with sleep apnea.
- December 9, 2015
P&S researcher Wendy Chung and colleagues find genetic mutations that explain why many children with congenital heart disease also have neurodevelopmental disorders.
- December 7, 2015
The NIH has granted $8.56 million for a first of its kind clinical trial examining cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. One of the principal investigators is Columbia's Joan Bathon.
Source:Washington PostSeptember 14, 2015
- August 31, 2015
An analysis documents worse outcomes and burgeoning costs for patients with diabetes who have coronary artery disease that requires surgery.
- August 13, 2015
Columbia researcher Jon Giles has published research showing a link between atherosclerosis and depressive symptoms, stress, anxiety, anger, and lack of social support in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
- August 4, 2015
Columbia research shows that expanding treatment of high blood pressure with cost-effective medication could prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in China.
- April 16, 2015
In Columbia's biomedical engineering department, engineers and physicians work together to solve problems and improve health care.