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New genetic and patient analyses suggest severe COVID is linked to overactive complement, one of the immune system’s oldest branches, and excess blood clotting.
Googling for financial issues and disaster help rose sharply early in the COVID-19 pandemic and may portend a future increase in suicides, Columbia researchers found.
Heart transplants, donor hearts, and transplant waitlists all fell sharply at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, Columbia University researchers have found.
- November 20, 2017
CUMC experts discuss the CDC's recommendation of a new shingles vaccine for adults over 50.
- November 8, 2017
New Zika research from Columbia University suggests that high rates of microcephaly in Brazil were not caused by new mutations in the virus, as previously believed.
- September 8, 2017
Scientists have found compounds that can block transmission of the parasite that causes malaria and reduce resistance to currently available drugs.
- May 11, 2017
Researchers have developed three-dimensional "mini organs," made from stem cells, that could be used to model lung diseases.
- December 5, 2016
A new computer model can predict the onset, duration, and magnitude of influenza outbreaks in each neighborhood of New York City.
- December 1, 2016
In Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia, new infections are falling and the percentage of the population infected with HIV is stabilizing.
- October 11, 2016
The risk is small, but a new study shows antibiotics can potentially cause harm to patients who do not themselves receive the antibiotics.