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The explosion of COVID-19 cases in China was largely driven by people with mild or no symptoms who went undetected, according to a new study from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Researchers across Columbia University—including psychiatrists, data scientists, social workers, and engineers—are combining their efforts to address the opioid and substance use crisis.
About 13% of pregnant women who are depressed use cannabis, while only 4% of pregnant women without depression do, according to a new study from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
The National Institutes of Health has provided the Center for Infection and Immunity live SARS-CoV-2 samples to use in research to develop rapid tests and identify sources of transmission.
- 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.
- October 21, 2016
Adults over age 25 increased their use of marijuana after their states legalized medical marijuana, while use among teens and younger adults remained stable.
- October 19, 2016
Are sky-high drug prices justified? In the heat of the election season, Mailman’s Bhaven Sampat offers his perspective on balancing innovation and access.
- September 29, 2016
Four areas of U.S. policy need immediate attention to improve health care for an aging population, say Columbia aging experts in a new report.
- September 27, 2016
Columbia University researchers will participate in a seven-year NIH initiative to study the effect of a wide range of environmental factors on the health of children and adolescents.