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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.
- February 10, 2017
More than 40 percent of American children live in low-income families, according to a report from Mailman’s National Center for Children in Poverty.
- January 31, 2017
Traces of flame retardants were found on the hands of all 3-year-olds in a Mailman study of 25 households in New York City.
- January 24, 2017
The drone will collect air samples near industrial smokestacks and help scientists learn how pollutants disperse in the environment.
- December 5, 2016
A new computer model can predict the onset, duration, and magnitude of influenza outbreaks in each neighborhood of New York City.
- December 1, 2016
In Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia, new infections are falling and the percentage of the population infected with HIV is stabilizing.
- November 16, 2016
Seniors with diabetes spent less out-of-pocket after the launch of Medicare’s Part D prescription drug benefit, School of Nursing researchers have found.
- November 15, 2016
A global drop in adolescent fertility rates is partly due to rising national wealth and increased educational spending, Mailman researchers have found.
- October 26, 2016
New York City children who engaged in vigorous daily exercise had greater exposure to black carbon than children who were less active, according to Columbia researchers.
- October 25, 2016
The Calderone Prize, the most prestigious award in public health, was presented to Dr. Bassett, New York City’s health commissioner since 2014.