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Seizures are usually considered a side effect of brain cancer, but a new Columbia University study of mice suggests they may also fuel the further growth of brain tumors.
This July, Columbia neurologist Mitch Elkind will become president of the American Heart Association, only the second time a neurologist has led the organization.
Patients taking the recommended diuretic for hypertension experienced more potentially serious side effects than those taking a similar drug, according to a new study from Columbia researchers.
- May 15, 2014
NYP/CUMC promotes awareness of and offers expertise in a rare genetic disorder that causes tuberous growths in vital organs.
- May 13, 2014
Racial disparities in stroke are due primarily to higher rates and poorer treatment of hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol among black Americans.
- April 30, 2014
Researchers have identified two types of neurons that enable the spinal cord to control skilled forelimb movement. The findings could lead to new ways to treat movement disorders.
- April 20, 2014
Researchers from CUMC, Weill Cornell, and Brandeis have devised a new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's involving the retromer protein complex.
- April 11, 2014
Petra Kaufmann, MD, MSc, will head the Division of Clinical Innovation at NIH’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).
- April 7, 2014
Scientists studying Parkinson's disease rely on the generous donation of brains by patients—as well as some family members—to brain banks.