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A study of Icelandic adolescents by researchers at Mailman and other institutions found that while substance use declined, social isolation has especially affected the mental health of girls.
Infectious disease experts and engineers at Columbia University are working on ways to detect new outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2 by monitoring wastewater.
The rapid shortening of the cell's telomeres between birth and age 3 may render telomeres particularly susceptible to environmental influences during this time, potentially influencing longevity.
Exposure to air pollution, even for just a few weeks, can impede mental performance, but aspirin can lessen the effect, Mailman researchers have found.
- May 10, 2019
Several factors are behind the recent upsurge of measles, say Columbia pediatricians and public health experts.
- April 4, 2019
Among young adults who smoke cigarettes, vaping may increase daily cigarette smoking and deter quitting, a new study by Columbia psychiatrists has found.
- February 15, 2019
Prescription opioids have played an increasingly significant role in fatal motor vehicle crashes, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
- January 4, 2019
Like what the AIDS activists sought in the 80s and 90s, an “opioid movement” may be required for treatments to become acceptable to—and demanded by—communities throughout the United States.
- November 7, 2018
ICAP launched the world’s first multi-country HIV treatment program in 2003 and has helped bring life-saving treatment to nearly 1.5 million people in resource-poor regions around the world.
- November 2, 2018
Access to health care in the United States is at stake on Election Day, says Michael Sparer, chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health
- October 16, 2018
Speed cameras rank among the most cost-effective social policies, saving both money and lives, according to research conducted at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health.
- October 4, 2018
Scientists at Mailman have found that emissions from gas station vent pipes are 10 times higher than estimates used to determine how close schools and playgrounds can be situated to the facilities.