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Three CUIMC students have already put their naloxone training into action and saved the lives of strangers who had overdosed on opioids.
Cities with strong rail networks, including Barcelona, have the lowest road injury rates, while U.S. cities still experience high road injury rates from city designs that encourage motor vehicle use.
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.
Moms are subjected to more scrutiny, but binge drinking has increased in nearly all groups of adults in the past decade, a new study from the Mailman School of Public Health has found.
- November 28, 2012
In this new era, a tweet from a farm of infected pigs during a swine flu outbreak can help prevent the spread of H1N1, and an Instagram photo from a flooded parking lot in Lower Manhattan can warn people of where to avoid during a hurricane. --from The 2X2 Project
- November 27, 2012
What happens when people use at-home HIV tests to screen sexual partners? Researcher Alex Carballo-Dieguez finds out.
- November 21, 2012
Why solving obesity is more complicated than a couple of Twinkies. By Abdul El-Sayed, The 2X2 Project
- November 21, 2012
Impulsive behavior in first graders can predict problem gambling in teen years: a new study from researchers at Mailman School of Public Health.
- November 16, 2012
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo names Dr. Irwin Redlener to co-chair the NYS Ready Commission to ensure critical systems and services are primed for any disaster.
- November 8, 2012
Women who have surgery for ovarian cancer at high-volume hospitals have superior outcomes than similar patients at low-volume hospitals.
- November 2, 2012
Mailman professor Andrew Rundle is leading a TEDMED Great Challenge team, promoting the idea of physical activity.
- October 31, 2012
Even when it’s not Halloween, Simon Anthony, PhD, spends a lot of time with bats.
- October 25, 2012
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have created the first true mouse model of typhoid infection.
- October 19, 2012
Dr. Katherine Crew found that an extract in green tea, Polyphenon E, appears to inhibit tumor cell growth, migration and invasion.