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A study led by Columbia and Cornell researchers finds, surprisingly, that anticoagulants do not prevent recurrent strokes in people with one type of heart condition.
A new study from Columbia researchers links soccer heading to a decline in brain structure and function over a two-year period.
With a transformational gift of $6.5 million, the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia University will launch its second decade of excellence in clinical care, research, and education.
- June 22, 2020
A newly discovered Alzheimer’s gene appears to drive the first appearance of amyloid plaque in the brain and could lead to new therapies that prevent the disease from developing.
- April 20, 2020
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.
- February 19, 2020
This July, Columbia neurologist Mitch Elkind will become president of the American Heart Association, only the second time a neurologist has led the organization.
- February 18, 2020
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.
- November 14, 2019
A new study finds that cognitive impairment begins in the earliest stages of age-related hearing loss—when hearing is still considered normal.