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The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending immediate action and treatment to help address the epidemic of obesity in children.
To treat a young child with an ultrarare neurological disorder, her Columbia doctor has turned to a custom drug designed for a single patient.
Sam Prince, who received a heart transplant at Columbia at age 8, combines a passion for the New York Giants with his mission to save more lives through organ donation.
Bullying toward gay and lesbian adolescents increased between 2015 and 2019, when nearly half of gay and lesbian teens faced bullying.
- March 26, 2014
Early detection of retinoblastoma in children does not improve outcomes, suggests a Mailman study.
- January 6, 2014
Brief fever appears to be common in kids given influenza and pneumococcal vaccines together—new findings from Columbia and CDC researchers, published in JAMA Pediatrics.
- October 2, 2013
New findings suggest an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for developing bipolar disorder in adult children.
- August 21, 2013
High-risk pregnant women being recruited for a clinical trial that aims to give parents detailed information about genetic abnormalities found in utero.
- August 13, 2013
Two Columbia faculty are part of a 61-member international research team that discovered 25 epilepsy-causing mutations in new and previously identified genes.
- July 11, 2013
The New York Times reported yesterday on a study that finds there may be benefits to delaying when doctors cut the umbilical cord after a woman gives birth.
- June 23, 2013
Another reason for pregnant mothers to avoid tobacco smoke – it may cause hearing damage in their children – new findings published in JAMA Otolaryngology.
- June 20, 2013
Elevated antibodies to gluten proteins of wheat found in children with autism, but no connection to celiac disease.
- June 17, 2013
Obese adolescents are more likely than their normal-weight counterparts to have hearing loss – results of a new study led by Columbia’s Dr. Anil Lalwani.