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The risk of late-term stillbirth is three times higher for women who use both tobacco and alcohol during pregnancy, a new study has found.
Research after 9/11 has helped psychiatry better understand the mental health impact of terrorism on those grieving lost loved ones and even those who witness events through the media.
Researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons are leading the first U.S. trial of an experimental vaccine designed to treat an opioid use disorder.
- August 21, 2018
A Mailman study of more than 1 million pregnancies in Finland reports that prenatal exposure to elevated levels of DDT is associated with an increased risk for autism.
- August 13, 2018
Letters written to frequent prescribers of Seroquel, which can cause harmful side effects in the elderly, significantly reduced the number of prescriptions for Medicare patients.
- August 2, 2018
A new clinical trial suggests that donepezil does not improve cognitive performance in people with mild cognitive impairment who also have clinical depression.
- June 21, 2018
Survivors of opioid overdose are more likely to die from respiratory diseases, viral hepatitis, and suicide—in addition to drug-related causes—than non-drug users, says a new study from Columbia Psychiatry.
- June 13, 2018
Adults taking medications with depression as a side effect were more likely to have depression, and the risk increased with the number of medications taken, a new study has found.