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Lowering the cutoff to diagnose hypertension during pregnancy better identified 20% of women at risk for preeclampsia, a study by a Columbia University researcher has found.
Therapies that soothe inflammation could be effective at preventing heart disease in older people with a common blood condition, a new study from Columbia researchers suggests.
A systematic screening program designed for athletes testing positive for COVID-19 has detected a low incidence of inflammatory heart disease, so far returning professional athletes safely to sport.
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.
- October 16, 2014
Columbia surgeons use a 3-D printed model of a patient's heart to guide complex surgery to fix the infant's congenital defects.