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Binge Drinking During Adolescence Impairs Working Memory, Finds Mouse Study

Using a mouse model to simulate binge drinking, researchers at Columbia University showed that heavy alcohol use during adolescence damages neurons in the part of the brain involved in working memory.
19-Jul-2018 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lorraine Frazier Named Dean of Columbia University School of Nursing

Columbia University Appoints Lorraine Frazier as New Dean of School of Nursing
10-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nurses Attitudes Impact Compliance with Infection Control Practice

A study of home health care nurses in the United States has found that attitudes and organizational policies, rather than knowledge base was much more likely to lead to greater compliance with infection control.
28-Jun-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In Women, Even Mild Sleep Problems May Raise Blood Pressure

For women, even mild sleep problems can raise blood pressure, finds study.
26-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Excess Zinc in Muscles Contributes to Wasting Syndrome in Cancer

New study from Columbia University suggests that zinc overload in muscles contributes to wasting syndrome in cancer patients.
4-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NYC Consortium Joins NIH in Launching the All of Us Research Program to Advance Precision Medicine

NYC Consortium launches NIH All of Us Research program with local event.
2-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia University School of Nursing Launches Comprehensive Palliative Care Program for Students at All Levels

Columbia University School of Nursing is launching a school-wide palliative care education program that integrates the basic principles of palliative care into the curriculum for nursing students at all levels. The program reflects the recent...
24-Apr-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia University's Medical School Launches Scholarship Program to Eliminate Loans for Students With Financial Need

Columbia University's Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons stepped up the launch of a program to eliminate medical school loans for those with financial need.
11-Apr-2018 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...
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