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A new study eased fears about the proportion of youths with ADHD taking antipsychotic drugs but still found that many prescriptions may be inappropriate.
Among teens treated in an emergency department for drug-related symptoms, nearly 20% who used Spice, K2, or other synthetic cannabinoids experienced seizures.
Parents given a handout with flu facts at their pediatrician’s office were significantly more likely to get their kids vaccinated before the end of flu season, Columbia pediatricians have found.
Several factors are behind the recent upsurge of measles, say Columbia pediatricians and public health experts.
- April 9, 2019
A new study from Columbia pediatricians found that new mothers are more receptive to educational materials that contain facts, not criticism, about sugary drinks.
- March 13, 2019
A drug given to nearly 10 percent of all pregnant women to prevent severe respiratory ailments in preterm babies also reduces health care costs, according to a new study by Columbia researchers.
- January 22, 2019
One in five adolescents in New York City may have undiagnosed asthma, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing has found.
- January 15, 2019
Columbia University's Department of Pediatrics expands leadership council with new executive vice chair and six additional vice chairs.
- November 1, 2018
Columbia psychiatrists say current names for psychotropic medications adversely affect patient care and clinicians should adopt new names that do not increase stigma.
- October 22, 2018
Though they can be difficult to detect, gastrointestinal disorders are common in kids with autism, sometimes causing anger, aggression, and other behavior problems.
- October 15, 2018
Andrea Califano and Jordan Orange of Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine for their contributions to medical science.
- October 5, 2018
Community health workers may be able to help youths with sickle cell disease live healthier lives, according to a new study from Columbia's School of Nursing and Department of Pediatrics.
- August 27, 2018
Physician-scientist Darrell Yamashiro, MD, PhD, has been named director of Columbia's Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, & Stem Cell Transplantation.