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The fall/winter 2019 issue of Columbia Medicine magazine explores the epidemic of suicide, which is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.
Columbia medical students and faculty started a clinic to address the lack of comprehensive primary care services that are sensitive to the unique and diverse needs of those who identify as LGBTQI+.
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons has launched new initiatives to expand the number of women and underrepresented minorities among the medical school's faculty and leadership.
- July 5, 2018
A very low carbohydrate, high-fat diet called the ketogenic diet may improve the effectiveness of an emerging class of cancer drugs, according to a study in mice.
- July 3, 2018
Pediatrics chair Jordan Scott Orange is a physician-scientist who will focus on clinical care and research.
- June 29, 2018
Cell-based therapy expert Pawel Muranski, MD, discusses the challenges of testing cancer immunotherapy drugs in new patient groups.
- June 26, 2018
For women, even mild sleep problems can raise blood pressure, finds a new study.
- June 6, 2018
Cachexia, the debilitating muscle wasting that occurs in late-stage cancer patients, may be due to an overload of zinc in muscles, finds a new study.
- June 4, 2018
Joint pain relief from omega-3s may help more women adhere to hormonal breast cancer treatment, a study suggests.
- June 1, 2018
OnTrackNY, a care program for individuals with early psychosis, decreased hospitalization rates from 70 percent to 10 percent and doubled rates of participation in education and employment.