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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:U.S. NewsDecember 12, 2019
Understanding differences in the brains of kids with familial risks may help identify those with highest odds for developing depression and could lead to improved treatment, said Dr. David Pagliaccio.
Source:HealthlineDecember 12, 2019
Dr. Elias Dakwar said he became interested in ketamine as a potential treatment for alcohol use disorder after seeing good results from using the drug to treat cocaine addiction.
- December 5, 2019
A new study, led by researchers in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University, has revealed structural differences in the brains of those whose parents have depression.
- December 5, 2019
Researchers findings at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York State Psychiatric Institute could lead to a new approach to the treatment of alcohol use disorder.
Source:Philly VoiceDecember 5, 2019
"In our participants, ketamine appears to have increased resilience and reduced demoralization after a lapse," Dr. Elias Dakwar said.
- December 2, 2019
People with opioid addiction face a high risk of overdose after ending treatment, even when treated for 18 months, a Columbia study has found.
Source:Phys.orgNovember 13, 2019
Dr. Jonathan Javitch distills research that reveals the mechanics of how some transporter proteins function with stunning specificity.
- November 8, 2019
Dr. J. John Mann of Columbia University breaks down some of the key takeaways of this paper regarding the relationship between 922 prescription drugs and 43,978 suicidal events.
Source:MedscapeNovember 4, 2019
"Overall, we found that 2.6% of kids with a new diagnosis of ADHD were treated with an antipsychotic medication despite no FDA indication," study investigator Dr. Ryan S. Sultan.