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Long-term exposure to air pollution, especially ozone, is associated with the development of emphysema, researchers at Columbia and other universities have found.
Women who lived near fracking sites were more likely to experience anxiety or depression during pregnancy, Mailman researchers found.
In states that enacted medical marijuana laws, Mailman researchers found the number of people misusing prescription opioids did not decline, contrary to previous reports.
Firearm injuries are the second leading cause of death among U.S. children and adolescents. A team of scientists has proposed a new research agenda, a critical step for reducing pediatric mortality.
- June 21, 2018
Survivors of opioid overdose are more likely to die from respiratory diseases, viral hepatitis, and suicide—in addition to drug-related causes—than non-drug users, says a new study from Columbia Psychiatry.
- 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 20, 2018
A Mailman study of New York City mice found that they harbor multiple pathogenic bacteria, including some with an array of antimicrobial resistance genes.
- April 16, 2018
Childhood exposure to flame retardant chemicals has declined—but not disappeared—since a 2004 phaseout of PBDEs in consumer products, Mailman researchers have found.
- April 6, 2018
With a new grant from the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative, Mailman’s ICAP will support the implementation of quality malaria diagnosis and treatment services in Ethiopia.
- March 6, 2018
The working group will help Columbia scientists and physicians make their expertise available to policymakers involved in global health security.
- March 1, 2018
Mailman scientists have developed a system that accurately predicts—six weeks in advance—the geographic spread of seasonal influenza in the United States.
- February 27, 2018
The reduction in gun violence in poor neighborhoods could translate into hundreds of fewer shootings every year for cities affected by blighted spaces.