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New insights into genetic architecture of disease hold promise for improved risk prediction and novel drug design.
Columbia study finds rates are lowest among rural, Black, Hispanic, and Medicaid patients.
As more states legalize cannabis for medical or recreational purposes its use during pregnancy is increasing, along with the potential for abuse or dependence.
Source:FilterMay 20, 2020
Columbia researchers examined longitudinal studies of how prenatal cannabis use affected children’s cognitive functions, compared to children not exposed to cannabis in utero.
Source:Psychiatric TimesMay 15, 2020
“The emergence of COVID-19 has forced health systems to transition rapidly to telehealth, while psychiatric research has ground to a halt,” writes Dr. Ragy Girgis and his co-authors.
- April 27, 2020
Columbia University researchers estimate non-verbal learning disorder may affect up to 3 million children in the United States.
Source:Philadelphia InquirerApril 24, 2020
“We’re using antidepressants more and more to treat both anxiety and depression,” said Dr. Michael Liebowitz.
- March 6, 2020
Dr. Edward V. Nunes will serve as one of the directors of Columbia's Center for Healing of Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders-Enhancing Intervention, Development and Implementation (CHOSEN).
Source:US News & World ReportMarch 2, 2020
"There is a misperception that marijuana is benign," said Dr. Frances Levin.
- January 22, 2020
Researchers at Columbia University found that non-medical cannabis use—including frequent or problematic use—is significantly more common in adults with pain than in those without pain.
- January 21, 2020
National statistics on medication treatment for opioid addiction show that buprenorphrine use is increasing in all age groups except the young.