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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.
- July 13, 2022
Using EEG to identify covert consciousness in unresponsive brain-injured patients could help predict which ones may recover, find researchers at Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian.
- June 16, 2022
By analyzing thousands of genetic risk variants, a new algorithm developed by Columbia researchers may be able to predict your risk of developing chronic kidney disease decades before onset.
- June 7, 2022
To make genetic tests clinically useful for non-European groups, we must focus on efforts that take group concerns into account.
- May 2, 2022
When you try to lose weight—and keep the weight off—you’re battling your body and your genes.
- April 27, 2022
Using advanced imaging methods, researchers have gained insight into how a common target of drugs sends cellular signals, a finding that may lead to better and more precise therapeutics.
- April 20, 2022
One of the most important molecules in the brain doesn’t work quite the way scientists thought it did, according to new work by researchers at Columbia and Carnegie Mellon.
- April 20, 2022
What is cannabis good for? Columbia’s cannabis research director explains cannabinoids, CBD, THC, cannabis use disorder, potential therapeutic uses of marijuana, and more.
- April 11, 2022
Heavy ions could radically improve radiation therapy for cancer treatment, but research is needed to understand how they work. With the aid of a new instrument at Columbia, scientists aim to find out.
- April 7, 2022
Columbia researchers have uncovered how Gram-negative bacteria—which cause a variety of drug-resistant infections—build their protective outer layer, which could lead to more effective treatments.
- March 25, 2022
A new type of ultraviolet light that is safe for people destroyed more than 98% of airborne microbes in a room within five minutes, a study found.