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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.
- June 10, 2020
The most socially disadvantaged communities in NYC used the subway to a greater degree during the pandemic, and the strongest driver of subway use was the percentage of essential workers.
- June 3, 2020
Primary care providers have expanded access to buprenorphine for adults, but use of the opioid addiction treatment has decreased among the youngest patients, Columbia researchers have found.
- May 21, 2020
Delays in reimplementing social distancing could result in a stronger rebound of COVID-19 infections and deaths, according to an analysis by Mailman researchers.
- May 15, 2020
Reports that highlight the disparate impact of COVID-19 in communities of color should pay more attention to factors that give rise to those outcomes, Mailman researchers say.
- May 7, 2020
New modeling projections by scientists at the Mailman School of Public Health estimate that COVID-19 cases and deaths will rebound in late May as U.S. states ease stay-at-home orders.
- May 6, 2020
Columbia University has launched the COVID-19 Healthcare Personnel Study to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the physical and mental health of hospital workers in New York state.
- April 8, 2020
Aggressive social distancing and hospital preparations are needed to prevent more illness and death, even in counties with few COVID-19 cases, a study led by Columbia researchers has found.
- March 16, 2020
The explosion of COVID-19 cases in China was largely driven by people with mild or no symptoms who went undetected, according to a new study from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.