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Cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins have the potential to reduce heart disease in people with obstructive sleep apnea regardless of CPAP use, suggests a new study from Columbia University.
After a sudden medical scare, many people develop a fear of health care and are afraid to adopt new health habits. The Center for Fearless Behavior Change is testing ways to help.
Iok In Christine Chio, PhD, and Oliver Clarke, PhD, early-career investigators at VP&S, are 2023 recipients of prestigious awards from the Irma T. Hirschl Trust Research Scientist Program.
Columbia’s researchers have opened a trial of a noninvasive, focused ultrasound approach to open the blood-brain barrier, enabling higher concentrations of an effective drug to enter the brain.
- January 20, 2023
Even in people with complete paralysis after spinal cord injury, some nerves fibers are preserved. A Columbia physician-scientist is developing a new way to salvage those fibers and restore movement.
- January 13, 2023
A new study has found that chemicals that accumulate in the vagina, potentially originating from personal care products, may contribute to preterm birth.
- January 12, 2023
Just five minutes of walking every half hour offsets harmful effects of prolonged sitting, a Columbia University study has found.
- January 12, 2023
Human cells with impaired mitochondria ramp up their metabolism to enhance short-term survival, but at a cost: more rapid aging.
- January 9, 2023
The COMMUNITY Center aims to study multiple chronic diseases by working with community-based partners and health care workers to produce sustainable interventions that will result in health equity.
- January 4, 2023
January is a great month to donate blood since supplies usually run low after the holidays. And recent research from Columbia shows it's safe for donors.
- December 21, 2022
To treat a young child with an ultrarare neurological disorder, her Columbia doctor has turned to a custom drug designed for a single patient.
- December 20, 2022
More than 200 new faculty have joined 22 departments across VP&S this past year, bringing with them expertise in a wide range of fields.
- December 14, 2022
Even if you’re a doctor, nurse, dentist, or other health care professional, we bet there’s something on this list that’s new to you, too.
- December 13, 2022
Noémie Elhadad, PhD, will lead the Department of Biomedical Informatics.