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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.
- April 10, 2014
An education program at a few Northern Manhattan Early Head Start sites had a significant impact on health-care practices among predominantly Latino families.
- April 1, 2014
Autism expert Dr. Catherine Lord offers advice for families of autistic children.
- 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.