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Data scientists from Columbia University and around the world are starting to use the world’s electronic health records and databases to identify the best therapies for treating COVID-19 patients.
Four research teams at Columbia University will share a $2.1 million grant to mount an aggressive effort to identify potential antiviral drugs and antibodies for use against the new coronavirus.
Patients taking the recommended diuretic for hypertension experienced more potentially serious side effects than those taking a similar drug, according to a new study from Columbia researchers.
Non-medical cannabis use—including frequent or problematic use—is more common in adults with pain than in those without pain, a new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center has found.
- August 15, 2019
By participating in one of the world’s largest genetic studies, New Yorkers will help bring precision medicine to their communities, Columbia’s David Goldstein explains.
- July 11, 2019
Among teens treated in an emergency department for drug-related symptoms, nearly 20% who used Spice, K2, or other synthetic cannabinoids experienced seizures.
- July 10, 2019
Parents given a handout with flu facts at their pediatrician’s office were significantly more likely to get their kids vaccinated before the end of flu season, Columbia pediatricians have found.
- July 9, 2019
A Columbia Nursing study has found that infections were 15 percent more common among patients hospitalized in units that were understaffed with nurses for two consecutive shifts.
- June 28, 2019
Hematopoietic stem cells can survive extraordinary stress. Columbia scientists have learned how they escape death, which could lead to new treatments for blood cancers and diseases related to aging.
- June 26, 2019
Nearly 1 in 7 brain-injured patients shows early evidence of hidden consciousness—as revealed by EEG analysis—and is more likely to recover, researchers at Columbia have found.
- June 25, 2019
Two recent studies—one that successfully grew human hair in a dish and another that reawakened dormant hair follicles—could lead to new hair restoration therapies for women and men.