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Literature Review and Meta-Analysis Analyzes How DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria For Autism May Affect Diagnosis Rate

A five-year follow-up systematic review and meta-analysis of 33 studies—conducted to determine changes in the frequency of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis since the publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5 (DSM-5)—was...
14-Mar-2019 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia School of Nursing Researchers Awarded Two Grants From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Unit

Grants Totaling $3.73 Million Will Support Research To Improve Infection Prevention in Hospitals and Strengthen Patient Care Through Social Networks in Medical Home Settings
11-Mar-2019 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How A Common Oral Bacteria Makes Colon Cancer More Deadly

New research reveals how a bacteria in dental plaque-- involved in 1/3 of colon cancer cases-- speeds up colon cancer growth and makes the disease more deadly.
28-Feb-2019 8:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

New “Smart Drug” Shows Promise for Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

A clinical trial at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia and other centers found that patients responded to a new “smart drug” for women with an aggressive form of breast cancer.
15-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Why Some Brain Tumors Respond to Immunotherapy

Fewer than 1 in 10 patients with glioblastoma—the most common type of brain cancer—respond to immunotherapy; a new study reveals how to detect patients who may respond.
15-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

How Exercise May Protect Against Alzheimer’s

A hormone called irisin – produced during exercise – may protect neurons against Alzheimer’s disease.
8-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Could Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help Prevent Miscarriages?

A new study in mice reveals that omega-3s, a type of fat found in fish oil, reduces fetal and neonatal deaths, suggesting they could prevent some miscarriages in women.
6-Feb-2019 12:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

In Prenatal Testing, ‘Genomics' Sometimes Sees What Genetic Tests Can’t

One of the first large prospective studies of its kind reveals the potential—and limitations—of a new form of genetic testing in pregnancy.
30-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST 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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Columbia University Irving Medical Center provides international leadership in basic, preclinical, and clinical research; medical and health sciences education; and patient care. The medical center trains future leaders and includes the dedicated work of many physicians, scientists, public health professionals, dentists, and nurses at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Mailman School of Public Health, the College of Dental Medicine, the School of Nursing, the biomedical departments of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and allied research centers and institutions. Columbia University Irving Medical Center is home to the largest medical research enterprise in New York City and State and one of the largest faculty medical practices in the Northeast. For more information, visit or


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