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Columbia researchers have uncovered an array of new genes that cause stillbirth, significantly increasing the understanding of the genetic foundations of a common, but little studied, condition.
New genetic and patient analyses suggest severe COVID is linked to overactive complement, one of the immune system’s oldest branches, and excess blood clotting.
- 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.
- February 11, 2019
New research in mice suggests omega-3s may help prevent miscarriage, preterm delivery, and stillbirth caused by uterine infections with bacteria commonly found in the mouth.
- February 1, 2019
A study from Columbia University researchers suggests that DNA sequencing can help diagnose the underlying genetic causes of fetal anomalies found during prenatal ultrasounds.
- January 31, 2019
Aerobic exercise is known to improve cognition in the elderly; a new Columbia study shows it’s good for adults as young as 20.