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Some compounds found in many personal care products displace natural fat-like molecules in skin cells, which may explain how they cause an allergic skin rash.
Columbia scientists have captured the first images of a new gene editing tool that could improve upon existing CRISPR-based tools.
- August 27, 2018
A new study led by Columbia's Mathew Maurer found that tafamidis reduced deaths from transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy, a type of heart failure.
- August 24, 2018
Columbia University biomedical researchers have captured close-up views of a skin-cell protein that plays important roles in sensing temperature, itch, and pain.
- August 21, 2018
A Mailman study of more than 1 million pregnancies in Finland reports that prenatal exposure to elevated levels of DDT is associated with an increased risk for autism.
- August 13, 2018
Letters written to frequent prescribers of Seroquel, which can cause harmful side effects in the elderly, significantly reduced the number of prescriptions for Medicare patients.
- August 8, 2018
A new way to conduct health studies by tapping the troves of data held in electronic health records may speed medical research and reduce the frequency of conflicting findings.
- August 2, 2018
A new clinical trial suggests that donepezil does not improve cognitive performance in people with mild cognitive impairment who also have clinical depression.
- July 30, 2018
Columbia researchers found that a gene associated with an autoimmune form of hair loss could be activated to improve cancer immunotherapy.
- July 27, 2018
A new National Academies report—co-authored by Columbia Nursing’s Suzanne Bakken—recommends returning health information gathered during research to study participants.