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With new microneedles in development at Columbia University, delivering precise doses of drugs to the inner ear without risking permanent hearing damage may soon be possible.
The first-ever detailed images of a malaria protein, a key modulator of drug resistance, show how the parasite evades antimalarials—and may help scientists find ways to restore the drugs’ potency.
A new study finds that cognitive impairment begins in the earliest stages of age-related hearing loss—when hearing is still considered normal.
A new study from Columbia University found that a higher level of education protected against cognitive decline in black people with a gene linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
- May 7, 2019
A new study suggests that depression and GI trouble sometimes spring from the same source—low serotonin—and identifies a potential treatment that could ease both conditions.
- May 2, 2019
Four researchers at VP&S have been named 2019 Schaefer Research Scholars and will pursue new ideas in cancer metastasis, neurodegenerative disease, and compulsive behavior.
- April 9, 2019
A new study from Columbia pediatricians found that new mothers are more receptive to educational materials that contain facts, not criticism, about sugary drinks.
- April 1, 2019
Columbia researchers may have uncovered a new way to prevent, and possibly reverse, the liver's deterioration during fatty liver disease, which affects one in four Americans.
- March 25, 2019
3D imaging is revealing how friendly bacteria communicate with their hosts to take up residence in the gut.
- March 20, 2019
Survivors of cardiac arrest are more likely to experience further heart trouble if they have symptoms of PTSD, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
- March 13, 2019
A drug given to nearly 10 percent of all pregnant women to prevent severe respiratory ailments in preterm babies also reduces health care costs, according to a new study by Columbia researchers.
- March 11, 2019
Researchers at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine have determined how a common oral bacteria often implicated in tooth decay accelerates the growth of colon cancer.