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Misidentification among multiple-birth infants in the NICU increases their risk of medical errors, a study by Columbia physicians has found.
Columbia pediatricians will mine a trove of health data collected by New York City to address some of the city’s most pressing health inequities.
A new study eased fears about the proportion of youths with ADHD taking antipsychotic drugs but still found that many prescriptions may be inappropriate.
- 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.
- October 16, 2014
Columbia surgeons use a 3-D printed model of a patient's heart to guide complex surgery to fix the infant's congenital defects.