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Avoiding naps and screens before bedtime can help kids get on a healthy sleep schedule, says Carin Lamm, MD, director of Columbia’s Pediatric Sleep Disorders Center.
Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Harvard found that childhood adversity is associated with elevated risk for chronic disease, including heart disease and cancer.
Ali Mencin, MD, has been named director of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics at Columbia University.
- August 27, 2018
Physician-scientist Darrell Yamashiro, MD, PhD, has been named director of Columbia's Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, & Stem Cell Transplantation.
- August 21, 2018
A Mailman study of more than 1 million pregnancies in Finland reports that prenatal exposure to elevated levels of DDT is associated with an increased risk for autism.
- August 20, 2018
Understanding why most children are healthy–and how that can reveal new treatments for the sick–is the driving motivation of Columbia’s new chair of pediatrics.
- August 9, 2018
Children and adolescents are more vulnerable than adults to floods, droughts, heat waves, and other events related to climate change, Columbia researchers say.
- May 25, 2018
Mailman researchers have found that the grandchildren of women who used DES during pregnancy were 36 percent more likely to have ADHD.
- April 27, 2018
Columbia psychiatrist Rachel Zuckerbrot, MD, talks about new screening guidelines she co-authored to help pediatricians detect and treat depression in adolescents.
- April 4, 2018
Pediatric gastroenterologist Jennifer Woo Baidal explains that obesity may increase the risk of a serious liver disease at a much younger age than once thought.
- March 6, 2018
The working group will help Columbia scientists and physicians make their expertise available to policymakers involved in global health security.
- 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.