New evidence suggests that many people diagnosed with serious depression may actually just suffer from the short-term effects of losses or bereavement.
Perhaps best known for chanting in airports in colorful saris and dancing with cymbals, members of the Hare Krishna movement connect with Columbia students over something far more basic: food.
According to a report published last week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, exercise may actually increase the number of neurons in the brain, possibly staving off diseases like Alzheimer's and dementia.
A Columbia researcher affiliated with NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies has contributed data to a new study about the influence of tropical storms on the Earth's climate and geography.
Columbia researchers recently added to the body of knowledge about breast cancer treatments with a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
New findings suggest that depression may be caused by specific defects in genetic material, allowing researchers to determine the difference between hereditary causes of depression and environmental factors.
Though lacking the notoriety of Greek life at Big Ten schools, the end of spring rush season for Columbia's fraternities and sororities brought a new wave of brothers and sisters to Morningside.
Medical professionals have come a step closer to comprehensive screenings for fatal pathogens in blood and saliva thanks to the findings of a new Columbia-led study.
Over the last two weeks, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have published studies revealing important insights into the causes of Alzheimer's disease.
Columbia cancer researchers have come closer to understanding the causes of prostate cancer which afflicts one in six American males.
May 23, 11:57am
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