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Most hair, body, and personal care products contain “chemicals of concern.” A Columbia epidemiologist explains how to figure out what's safe to buy and use.
At the meeting, Columbia researchers presented work about the flow of guns between states, prevention of school gun violence, and universal background checks.
Columbia researchers are working with the MTA on a project aimed at strengthening the resilience of public transit during public health disasters.
Source:The New York TimesOctober 2, 2012
Proposed changes to autism diagnosis will not sharply reduce number of children found to have it-- Dr. Catherine Lord is senior researcher.
Source:The New York TimesSeptember 18, 2012
The N.I.H. asked Dr. Ian Lipkin, a virologist at Columbia, to investigate the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome.
- 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