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One in five adolescents in New York City may have undiagnosed asthma, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing has found.
Columbia University's Department of Pediatrics expands leadership council with new executive vice chair and six additional vice chairs.
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.
- February 24, 2016
Columbia neurosurgeon uses less-invasive technique to reduce spasticity in children with cerebral palsy.
- February 23, 2016
Researchers conducted a systematic review of studies investigating both maternal and infant risk factors for childhood obesity.
- February 10, 2016
Mailman School of Public Health researchers found that although vaccination policy changes remain controversial, alternatives exist to eliminate nonmedical exemptions by making them harder to obtain.
- December 9, 2015
P&S researcher Wendy Chung and colleagues find genetic mutations that explain why many children with congenital heart disease also have neurodevelopmental disorders.
- October 7, 2015
Mailman researchers examine the effects of prenatal exposure to PBDEs, a chemical found in common flame retardants, on children's development.
- September 18, 2015
Columbia pediatric orthopedic surgeon David P. Roye is part of a team that has designed a flexible brace with sensors to help its users with everyday activities.
- August 25, 2015
Klinefelter syndrome is the most common disorder of the male sex chromosomes, yet is rarely diagnosed in children. A new assessment tool is being developed by researchers at Columbia to help pediatricians detect the physical traits of the syndrome.
- January 30, 2015
Children with early-onset scoliosis can be treated with a magnetic device that lengthens growing rods without twice-a-year surgery.
- January 6, 2015
Study by Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH, found that text message reminders helped increase young children's likelihood of receiving second dose of flu vaccine.
- November 6, 2014
Nearly half of young baseball players are encouraged to keep playing despite arm pain.