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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.
- 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.
- May 30, 2013
When doctors at a local community hospital were unable to diagnose a three-month-old baby’s illness, she was transferred to the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center (MSCHONY), where she was quickly diagnosed with botulism and successfully treated.
- May 29, 2013
A study of children born with severe heart defects has found that at least 10 percent of cases stem from genetic mutations that occur spontaneously early in development.
- May 23, 2013
Allergens? No. Inflammation? No. An over-active gene that interrupts lipid synthesis appears to be the cause of 20-30% childhood asthma cases.
Source:New York TimesApril 4, 2013
A 3-month-old baby suddenly won’t eat. After a day and a half, the baby was transferred to the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, where doctors and nurses worked around the clock to figure out what was wrong.
- March 1, 2013
With funding from ChildObesity180, schools around the country can implement an exercise program developed at CHALK.