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Researchers hoped treatment of HIV-infected infants within hours of birth would increase remission, but a new study finds that starting treatment within the first two weeks leads to similar outcomes.
Op-ed for CNN by Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, a primary care pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
The first-ever detailed images of a malaria protein, a key modulator of drug resistance, show how the parasite evades antimalarials—and may help scientists find ways to restore the drugs’ potency.
- January 6, 2015
Preventing two of the most common health care-associated infections—bloodstream infections caused by central lines and pneumonia caused by ventilators—can increase the odds that these patients survive.
- January 6, 2015
Study by Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH, found that text message reminders helped increase young children's likelihood of receiving second dose of flu vaccine.
- December 11, 2014
Malaria drug resistance in Southeast Asia is caused by a single mutated gene in the disease-causing parasite, a Columbia-led study has found.
- December 8, 2014
Mailman School of Public Health researchers develop a model that forecasts the severity of flu and could have applications for predicting other infectious diseases.
- December 3, 2014
Columbia nursing students launch campaign to keep New Yorkers’ hands warm while raising funds to donate latex gloves to Ebola workers in West Africa.
- November 26, 2014
Plans are under way for Columbia Ebola experts to set up a state-of-the-art diagnostic laboratory in the heart of the Ebola outbreak in Africa.
- October 17, 2014
Rat population of New York City carries variety of disease-causing microbes.