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This July, Columbia neurologist Mitch Elkind will become president of the American Heart Association, only the second time a neurologist has led the organization.
Patients taking the recommended diuretic for hypertension experienced more potentially serious side effects than those taking a similar drug, according to a new study from Columbia researchers.
A new study suggests that for women, poor sleep could contribute to unhealthy food choices, increasing the risk of obesity and heart disease.
After Cynthia Vander Molen’s son underwent open heart surgery, she wrote a book to help him and other children see how their scars make them stronger.
- 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.
- February 2, 2015
Using the same technology that made smartphone cameras possible, Columbia scientists are capturing images of molecules at a level of detail never before possible.
- January 29, 2015
El cumplimiento máximo de las nuevas guías podría prevenir 56 000 casos de las enfermedades cardiovasculares ( mayoría ataques de corazón y accidentes cerebrovasculares) y 13 000 muertes cada año, sin aumentar el costo total de la asistencia médica, hallazgo de un análisis dirigido por investigadores del Centro Médico de la Universidad de Columbia (CUMC).
- January 28, 2015
Full implementation of new hypertension guidelines could prevent 56,000 cardiovascular disease events (mostly heart attacks and strokes) and 13,000 deaths each year, without increasing overall health care costs.