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Deaths from suicide and overdose are left out of most estimates of maternal mortality, but in a new paper, Columbia researchers argue that these deaths represent a large and growing problem.
Though few in number, neurons that are created in the brain during adulthood have an outsized impact on mood and memory because of their unparalleled networking and communication abilities.
A new study suggests that depression and GI trouble sometimes spring from the same source—low serotonin—and identifies a potential treatment that could ease both conditions.
Among young adults who smoke cigarettes, vaping may increase daily cigarette smoking and deter quitting, a new study by Columbia psychiatrists has found.
- January 2, 2013
Depression appears to be associated with mild cognitive impairment and an increased risk of dementia; José A. Luchsinger, MD, MPH was senior author of the study, published in the Archives of Neurology.
- December 17, 2012
A new meta-analysis of 6 studies (120,000 people) demonstrates that stress may help predict future risk of heart disease or death from heart disease.
- November 27, 2012
What happens when people use at-home HIV tests to screen sexual partners? Researcher Alex Carballo-Dieguez finds out.
- November 15, 2012
Link between kidney defects and neurodevelopmental delays in kids
- November 12, 2012
A new computational analysis identifies gene networks involved in schizophrenia -- and a connection with autism.
- November 9, 2012
For her pioneering work in cognitive remediation, Alice Medalia was honored by the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.
- November 2, 2012
What if suicide isn’t really a choice? What if it’s a disease?