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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.
- March 7, 2014
A model shows that a combination of four approaches could reduce the spread of HIV among drug users in NYC by more than 60 percent by 2040.
- February 14, 2014
While most hospitals have policies to prevent health care-associated infections, clinicians often fail to follow the guidelines established to prevent these infections.
- February 3, 2014
A new mathematical model of how malaria is transmitted suggests increasing use of current antimalarial therapies could eliminate the disease in many parts of the world.
- January 6, 2014
Brief fever appears to be common in kids given influenza and pneumococcal vaccines together—new findings from Columbia and CDC researchers, published in JAMA Pediatrics.
- November 4, 2013
Brief risk-reduction counseling at the time of a rapid HIV test did not reduce new STIs during the subsequent six months among persons at risk for HIV.