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Two New Breast Cancer Genes Emerge from Lynch Syndrome Gene Study

Columbia University researchers have identified two new breast cancer genes that also cause Lynch syndrome.
18-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Pancreatic Cancer May Be Accelerated by Stress, Finds Study

A new study shows how stress accelerates pancreatic cancer development. Beta-blockers, which block stress hormones, may increase survival for patients with the disease.
10-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Amber-Tinted Glasses May Provide Relief for Insomnia


Knowing that individuals with insomnia are also unlikely to change their ways, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center tested a method to reduce the adverse effects of evening ambient light exposure, while still allowing use of blue...
15-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Kidney Disease Diagnosis May Benefit from DNA Sequencing

In a new study of kidney disease patients, researchers used DNA sequencing to identify the underlying genetic cause of disease, improving diagnosis and treatment.
30-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Columbia Nursing’s “Handprint Across the Globe” Event to Explore the Future of Global Health Education and Fostering the Next Generation of Global Nurses

Event discusses the importance of fostering global nurses and an overall discussion on the future of global health education.
4-Dec-2017 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Global Birth Season Study Links Environment with Disease Risk

A new study sheds light on connections between birth month and risk for certain diseases.
14-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Columbia Nursing’s Marie Carmel Garcon Named Nurse Practitioner of the Year by The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State


New York, NY- Marie Carmel Garcon, DNP, Columbia University School of Nursing, has been named 2017 Nurse Practitioner of the Year, by The Nurse Practitioner Association (link is external) New York State (NPA).
6-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Diabetes Researchers Discover Potential New Insulin Sensitizers

Researchers may have found a way to treat insulin resistance, a precursor to type 2 diabetes, while avoiding side effects such as weight gain.
24-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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21st International AIDS Conference 2016

As delegates gather in Durban, South Africa from July 19th to the 22nd for the 21st International AIDS Conference (2016), leading researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health are available to evaluate pioneering studies...
13-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Supreme Court Decision Leaves Federal $ for Embryonic Stem Cell Research Intact--Columbia Expert Available for Interview

7-Jan-2013 12:55 PM EST

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