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Columbia psychiatrists say current names for psychotropic medications adversely affect patient care and clinicians should adopt new names that do not increase stigma.
Though they can be difficult to detect, gastrointestinal disorders are common in kids with autism, sometimes causing anger, aggression, and other behavior problems.
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.
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.
- February 23, 2018
Among children with congenital heart disease, those from low-income neighborhoods have higher mortality than kids from high-income areas, even when treated at the same hospitals.
- January 24, 2018
A mutation that leads to relapse in many leukemia patients also causes a weakness that could be exploited to kill the cancer cells, Columbia researchers have reported.
- November 9, 2017
A physician-scientist at Baylor University has been named to lead pediatrics at the College of Physicians & Surgeons and Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital at CUMC.
- October 13, 2017
The Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Infant Cardiac Unit is a state-of-the-art, 17-bed unit staffed by a multidisciplinary team of specialists in neonatal cardiac intensive care.
- July 21, 2017
A study showed that children who had lost their father had significantly shorter telomeres—a protective cap on chromosomes—than children who had not.
- July 13, 2017
Pediatric cardiologist Sylvia Preston Griffiths, MD, is in her seventh decade of teaching at P&S.
- July 12, 2017
Michael Rosenbaum, MD, director of the new FIT clinic at Columbia for treatment of pediatric obesity, explains his research on weight loss and metabolism.
- June 27, 2017
A communitywide intervention for families who receive WIC benefits reduced obesity risk factors in preschoolers.
- January 31, 2017
Traces of flame retardants were found on the hands of all 3-year-olds in a Mailman study of 25 households in New York City.