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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.
Mailman's ICAP has harnessed the partnerships made in combating HIV in Africa, Asia, and the Americas to meet the threat of COVID-19.
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.
- September 5, 2012
David Brenner, PhD, DSc, discusses three aspects of radiation and CT scans—quality control, training, and overuse—that urgently need addressing.
- August 7, 2012
Avian flu jumped from birds to aquatic mammals and was responsible for a pneumonia outbreak that struck harbor seals in New England
- August 2, 2012
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have identified a mechanism that can give energy-storing white fat some of the beneficial characteristics of energy-burning brown fat. The findings, based on studies of mice and of human fat tissue, could lead to new strategies for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes. The study was published today in the online edition of the journal Cell.
- July 31, 2012
A study found that educational experience was a strong predictor of cognitive decline risk across groups.
- June 26, 2012
Prenatal exposure to ubiquitous household chemical in vinyl flooring can increase a child’s risk for developing eczema.
- May 25, 2012