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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.
- April 20, 2018
A Mailman study of New York City mice found that they harbor multiple pathogenic bacteria, including some with an array of antimicrobial resistance genes.
- April 16, 2018
Childhood exposure to flame retardant chemicals has declined—but not disappeared—since a 2004 phaseout of PBDEs in consumer products, Mailman researchers have found.
- April 6, 2018
With a new grant from the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative, Mailman’s ICAP will support the implementation of quality malaria diagnosis and treatment services in Ethiopia.
- March 6, 2018
The working group will help Columbia scientists and physicians make their expertise available to policymakers involved in global health security.
- March 1, 2018
Mailman scientists have developed a system that accurately predicts—six weeks in advance—the geographic spread of seasonal influenza in the United States.
- February 27, 2018
The reduction in gun violence in poor neighborhoods could translate into hundreds of fewer shootings every year for cities affected by blighted spaces.
- February 16, 2018
In a new article in Science, historians at the Mailman School of Public Health challenge claims that the sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to play down the link between sugar and heart disease.
- February 5, 2018
A park placed over sections of the Cross-Bronx Expressway would save money and lives, according to an analysis from Mailman researchers.