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Low-Flavanol Diet Drives Age-Related Memory Loss, Large Study Finds

Age-related memory loss is caused, in part, by lack of flavanols—nutrients found in certain fruits and vegetables—according to a large study in older adults.
24-May-2023 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Multivitamin Improves Memory in Older Adults, Study Finds

Taking a daily multivitamin may help slow age-related memory decline, a study has found.
19-May-2023 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Findings from the Columbia Mass Murder Database

A research team at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and the New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) examining 82 mass murders that occurred at least partially in academic settings throughout the world found that most mass murderers and...
10-May-2023 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mpox Antiviral Outcomes Are Similar Regardless of HIV Status

Patients with mpox who were treated with the antiviral drug tecovirimat had similar outcomes regardless of HIV status, find researchers at Columbia University and Weill Cornell Medicine.
5-May-2023 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Columbia University Launches Center for Precision Psychiatry & Mental Health with $75 Million Grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)

Columbia University today announced the establishment of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Center for Precision Psychiatry & Mental Health at Columbia University. The center will catalyze the scientific innovation and clinical implementation of...
20-Apr-2023 5:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia Establishes the Center for the Transition to Parenthood with Funding from the Bezos Family Foundation

The Center for Transition to Parenthood seeks to reinvent prenatal care, address the mental health of parents, improve the overall health of infants, and promote family well-being.
30-Mar-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Roy and Diana Vagelos Institute for Biomedical Research Education launched at Columbia University with $175 million gift

With the COVID-19 pandemic highlighting the critical importance of biomedical research and new questions being raised about society’s capacity to generate world-changing scientific breakthroughs,1, Roy and Diana Vagelos have made a $175 million...
6-Mar-2023 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

Bisexual Women Face Increased Risk of Heart Disease

Bisexual women were half as likely as their heterosexual peers to have high scores on a scale measuring cardiovascular health, new research from Columbia University School of Nursing shows.
22-Feb-2023 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Gun Violence: Can Research Help?

The horrific frequency of mass shootings (almost 300 in the first six months of 2022, according to the Gun Violence Archive), the tragic daily toll of firearm-related deaths (124 per day on average, according to the CDC), and the inability of...
10-May-2023 8:15 PM EDT

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

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