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Driving data captured by vehicle recording devices can help detect mild cognitive impairment and dementia in older drivers, Columbia researchers have found.
In people with dementia, delirium during COVID-19 is more common but deaths from COVID-19 are not disproportionately higher, finds a new study.
New research may lead to the development of drugs to prevent the nerve damage and pain many cancer patients experience during chemotherapy.
Cells used to study the human blood-brain barrier in the lab aren’t what they seem, a new study has found, throwing nearly a decade’s worth of research into question.
- 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.