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Researchers hoped treatment of HIV-infected infants within hours of birth would increase remission, but a new study finds that starting treatment within the first two weeks leads to similar outcomes.
ICAP launched the world’s first multi-country HIV treatment program in 2003 and has helped bring life-saving treatment to nearly 1.5 million people in resource-poor regions around the world.
The first-line treatment for malaria in no longer effective in Cambodia, and a new report from Columbia researchers has identified the likely culprit.
- May 5, 2014
A New England Journal of Medicine Perspective calls for academic institutions to foster research in implementation science and advance research to confront global challenges.
- May 5, 2014
Midwifes from Columbia University School of Nursing are working in Bangladesh to reduce that country's maternal death rate.
- March 7, 2014
A model shows that a combination of four approaches could reduce the spread of HIV among drug users in NYC by more than 60 percent by 2040.
- February 19, 2014
Tougher tobacco control policies in China could save close to 13 million lives by the year 2050, according to a new study from P&S researcher Andrew Moran.
- February 7, 2014
Researchers at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM) recently extended the use of teledentistry to remote parts of the world, serving the most vulnerable populations—AIDS orphans in Africa.
- February 3, 2014
A new mathematical model of how malaria is transmitted suggests increasing use of current antimalarial therapies could eliminate the disease in many parts of the world.