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Columbia endocrinologist Judith Korner, MD, PhD, discusses what patients with obesity can expect from a new drug that has been approved to help them lose weight.
Ancient parts of the brain may hold secrets that help explain the drive to eat and how eating may affect brain health. Sabrina Diano, the new Institute of Human Nutrition director, is investigating.
Sabrina Diano of Yale has been appointed the new director of Columbia University’s Institute of Human Nutrition, succeeding Richard Deckelbaum, who has led the Institute since 1992.
Women who consumed a diet high in refined carbohydrates had a greater risk of developing insomnia, a new study by researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center has found.
- November 18, 2013
Columbia has honored Philipp E. Scherer, PhD for helping usher in a new understanding of fat and its role in diabetes and other metabolic diseases.
- November 8, 2013
In August 2013, a large study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that following a high quality diet may help to reduce one’s risk for developing pancreatic cancer.
- September 27, 2013
While many people in the United States are focused on losing weight to improve their overall health, there is another group of people who are struggling to gain weight.
- September 18, 2013
Drs. Rudolph Leibel and Michael Rosenbaum are members of a multi-center collaboration that plans to test competing hypotheses of obesity and weight gain.
- September 16, 2013
The case for reducing dietary salt: We need to weigh the scientific evidence, costs, likely benefits, and possible unintended consequences.
- September 6, 2013
The workplace presents many obstacles to healthy eating, but with a little planning, they can be predicted and managed.
- 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 5, 2013
Celiac disease patients with ongoing intestine damage have a greater than 2-fold increased risk of lymphoma compared with those whose intestines healed.
- August 2, 2013
From its rich nutritional content to its biodiversity, quinoa has a lot to offer anyone who is concerned about good nutrition, including those with diabetes or other health problems.