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With several targeted Parkinson’s disease drugs entering clinical trials, a new genetic testing and counseling program may help identify patients who qualify for enrollment.
Survivors of cardiac arrest are more likely to experience further heart trouble if they have symptoms of PTSD, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
Aerobic exercise is known to improve cognition in the elderly; a new Columbia study shows it’s good for adults as young as 20.
- November 7, 2013
A Columbia-led research team has clinically validated a new method for predicting time to nursing home residence or death for patients with Alzheimer’s.
- October 28, 2013
A study has uncovered 11 new genes that increase the chance of developing Alzheimer’s disease and provide new clues to ways to fighting it.
- September 26, 2013
Hormone from skeleton alters brain, memory, and mood.
- September 3, 2013
Adhering to a Mediterranean-type diet (MedDi) does not appear associated with the time to clinical onset of Huntington disease (phenoconversion), according to a study by Karen Marder, M.D., M.P.H., of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, N.Y., and colleagues.
- August 28, 2013
Deficiency of a protein in the hippocampus is a major cause of age-related memory loss, and this form of memory loss is reversible, according to Columbia researchers.
- August 13, 2013
Two Columbia faculty are part of a 61-member international research team that discovered 25 epilepsy-causing mutations in new and previously identified genes.
- July 24, 2013
Key molecular pathways that lead to Alzheimer's identified—a new approach to Alzheimer’s research; several potential drug targets highlighted.
- July 11, 2013
In an article in Scientific American’s “Talking Back Blog” published yesterday, writer Gary Stix highlights the work of Columbia’s Dr. Olajide Williams.
- June 27, 2013
Ottavio Arancio, MD, PhD, of CUMC's Taub Institute, coauthored a paper on a compound that prevents memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer's. See Northwestern's news release: http://bit.ly/14Zqwwn