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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.
A new study by Columbia researchers suggests aspirin may lower stroke risk among middle-aged women with a history of preeclampsia.
- January 18, 2013
A new survey of stroke survivors has shown that those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are less likely to adhere to treatment regimens that reduce the risk of an additional stroke.
- January 7, 2013
This study -- led by CUMC's Dr. Melodie Winawer -- is the first to confirm a shared genetic susceptibility to epilepsy and migraine.
Source:New York Daily NewsJanuary 4, 2013
“Thank you to the doctors, nurses & staff at New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center for taking great care of my Mom.”
- 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 21, 2012
New study may help inform the design of anti-atherosclerosis vaccines
- December 19, 2012
A team of scientists from The New York Stem Cell Foundation Laboratory and CUMC has developed a technique that may prevent the inheritance of mitochondrial diseases in children.
- December 17, 2012
New findings in Critical Care: severe sepsis and neurological dysfunction are independently associated with an increased future risk of dementia.
- December 5, 2012
A new genetic test, microarray, found significantly more clinically relevant information than the standard method - results in NEJM.
- November 15, 2012
Link between kidney defects and neurodevelopmental delays in kids