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A new study estimates that more than 2 million Americans with heart disease have used marijuana, but the cardiovascular effects of the drug are not fully understood.
Social support may help offset the negative impact that discrimination and gender expectations have on heart disease and stroke risk factors among transgender and gender non-conforming adults.
A new study of nearly 5 million patients shows the most-popular first-line treatment for hypertension is less effective and causes more side effects than thiazide diuretics.
Sitting while watching television, but not sitting at work, is associated with a greater risk of heart attack, stroke, or early death, Columbia researchers have found.
- 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.
- February 18, 2015
Nanometer-sized “drones” that deliver a special type of healing molecule to fat deposits in arteries could become a new way to prevent heart attacks caused by atherosclerosis.