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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.
Among adults, frequent use of marijuana rose by 23% and cannabis use disorder increased by 37% in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, and Oregon, the first states to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
- December 19, 2017
A new modeling study suggests the Cure Violence program combined with law enforcement can achieve more to reduce violence than either approach alone.
- December 1, 2017
Exposure to air pollution is associated with osteoporosis-related bone fractures and loss of bone mineral density, Mailman researchers have found.
- November 8, 2017
New Zika research from Columbia University suggests that high rates of microcephaly in Brazil were not caused by new mutations in the virus, as previously believed.
- October 31, 2017
From 2005 to 2015, depression rose significantly among Americans age 12 and older, according to researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health and CUNY.
- October 25, 2017
Americans using public water systems were exposed to significantly less arsenic after EPA regulations on maximum levels of arsenic were implemented in 2006.
- October 19, 2017
In their datathon debut, two doctoral students in biostatistics beat the clock and impress the judges with their insights into the sharing economy.
- August 24, 2017
A strong connection between daily e-cigarette use and smoking cessation suggests e-cigarettes may help smokers quit, but more research is needed.
- August 22, 2017
Comprehensive sex education helps young people remain abstinent, while abstinence-only education does not, says a new review from Mailman researchers.