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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.
- April 22, 2013
In two new papers investigators at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) report the discovery of hepaciviruses and pegiviruses—close relatives of HCV—in rodents and bats.
- March 27, 2013
High levels of antibodies to five common infections found to be associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline.
- March 25, 2013
The virus that causes cold sores, along with other viral or bacterial infections, may be associated with cognitive problems; a new study from CUMC's Mira Katan and Mitch Elkind.
- December 17, 2012
New findings in Critical Care: severe sepsis and neurological dysfunction are independently associated with an increased future risk of dementia.
- December 13, 2012
New insights published in the journal Immunity (Cell Press) by a team led by CUMC's Sankar Ghosh and Alan Sher of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
- December 6, 2012
Cold and flu season has arrived, and viruses spread rapidly in a communal setting, making hand washing both crucial and timely.
- November 27, 2012
What happens when people use at-home HIV tests to screen sexual partners? Researcher Alex Carballo-Dieguez finds out.
- October 25, 2012
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have created the first true mouse model of typhoid infection.
- October 15, 2012
Screening practices for MDROs in ICUs vary widely