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Exposure to air pollution, even for just a few weeks, can impede mental performance, but aspirin can lessen the effect, Mailman researchers have found.
Driving data captured by vehicle recording devices can help detect mild cognitive impairment and dementia in older drivers, Columbia researchers have found.
A study from Columbia's Peter Muennig on the benefits of creating a park over the Cross Bronx Expressway is helping elected officials and community leaders make the case for transforming the highway.
The department began in 1945 as the Division of Hospital Administration at a time when post-war optimism in science and medicine led to the construction of more hospitals.
- October 1, 2020
Combatting loneliness among older people could build stronger intergenerational connections in the United States, the most age-segregated society in the world.
- September 14, 2020
Medicaid expansion improved the stability of insurance coverage for low-income women in the months leading up to and right after the birth of their babies, Columbia researchers found.
- September 3, 2020
Mailman's ICAP has harnessed the partnerships made in combating HIV in Africa, Asia, and the Americas to meet the threat of COVID-19.
- August 7, 2020
A treatment that prevents an often-fatal disease in fetuses and newborns only reaches half of the pregnant women around the world who need it, Columbia researchers have found.
- July 23, 2020
Earlier this year, New York was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Our doctors want to share some advice for colleagues in other states who are now facing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases.
- July 22, 2020
The International Collaboration and Exchange Program convenes premedical, medical, and dental students from Columbia University and beyond to discuss their COVID-19 experiences via online coursework.
- July 8, 2020
A new study compares different NYC reopening scenarios and suggests that keeping all industries, including schools, at 50% capacity may keep COVID-19 at relatively low levels through May 2021.
- July 8, 2020
Mailman researchers estimate that the overall COVID-19 fatality rate in New York City is 1.45%, twice that of estimates from other countries, and older adults have the greatest mortality risk.
- June 22, 2020
A new dashboard developed by public health scientists at Columbia University highlights age, race/ethnicity, and sex disparities in COVID-19 cases state by state.