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Dr. Ansgar Brambrink Named Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center

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Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD, has been named chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and anesthesiologist-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.
18-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ColumbiaDoctors & Medscape Partner to Deliver Clinical Answers & Expertise

ColumbiaDoctors and Medscape, the leading source of medical news and information for physicians, today announced a partnership that gives physicians using Medscape Consult™ access to the expertise of ColumbiaDoctors, Columbia University Medical...
17-May-2016 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lowering Target Blood Pressure Would Save Lives and Money

A study from Columbia University Medical Center found that lowering blood pressure goals for people with cardiovascular risk factors could save tens of thousands of lives annually and reduce costs.
13-May-2016 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Launches New Academy of Clinical Mentoring and Excellence

New Academy of Clinical Excellence and Mentoring (ACME) at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons to recognize outstanding clinical care among faculty.
13-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GI Problems in Autism May Originate in Genes, Study Suggests

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Columbia University researchers have found evidence in mice that, for some types of autism, gastrointestinal problems may originate from the same genetic changes that lead to the behavioral and social characteristics of the condition.
25-Apr-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hearing Aid Use Is Associated with Improved Cognitive Function in Hearing-Impaired Elderly

A study conducted by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center found that older adults who used a hearing aid performed significantly better on cognitive tests than those who did not use a hearing aid, despite having poorer hearing.
25-Apr-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Neurodevelopmental Syndrome Identified

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Columbia researchers have discovered a new neurodevelopmental syndrome and the genetic mutations that cause it.
20-Apr-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Anorexia-Like Condition in Mice Triggered by Combination of Genetic Risk, Stress, Dieting

In a recent study, Columbia researchers described a new mouse model featuring a combination of genetic and environmental risk factors that can trigger the compulsive restriction of food intake seen in patients with anorexia nervosa.
11-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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