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Natasha Kulviwat, a rising high school senior, discovered a protein that may serve as predictor for suicide and could potentially lead to new strategies for intervention and prevention.
Opening remarks were delivered by Dr. Blair Simpson, interim chair of psychiatry at Columbia.
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.
Source:New York TimesJanuary 14, 2020
Dr. Mark Olfson said looking at large groups, instead of homing in on specific individuals, allows for other factors to affect the suicide rates — even if the study tried to control for some of them.
- January 13, 2020
Researchers at Columbia University used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to understand brain structural alterations in children and adolescents with OCD that predict psychotherapy treatment response.
- January 10, 2020
A new study from researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons suggests that prenatal exposure to flame retardants may increase the risk of reading problems.
Source:MedscapeJanuary 9, 2020
"We were surprised to learn that there has been a larger decrease in opioid prescribing to adults with more rather than less severe pain," Dr. Mark Olfson said.