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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.
- October 26, 2014
Dietary cocoa flavanols—naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa—reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults, according to a study led by CUMC scientists.
Source:The New York TimesAugust 12, 2014
- July 15, 2014
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is No. 6 in the country and No. 1 in New York in this year's U.S. News & World Report's hospital ranking.
- July 7, 2014
Columbia is part of a new consortium to identify rare genetic variants that may protect against, or contribute to Alzheimer’s disease.
- June 9, 2014
A new study measures the risk of developing Parkinson's for people with Gaucher disease and Gaucher carriers.
- May 28, 2014
Columbia researchers have taken a significant step forward toward deciphering the genetics of schizophrenia, which could have important implications for early detection of the condition.
- May 21, 2014
A study of long-acting injectable antipsychotics for people with schizophrenia found that newer medication was no more effective than older, less expensive medication.
- May 15, 2014
Those with both migraine and vascular risk factors may want to pay even greater attention to lifestyle changes that can reduce stroke risk.