Study Finds Such Women Have Lower Levels of Virus in Breast Milk Than Those Who Supplement HIV-infected women in sub-Saharan Africa who fed their babies exclusively with breast milk for more than the first four months of life had the lowest risk of transmitting the virus to their babies through breast milk, according to researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.
As many as one in 50 people around the world is infected with some type of hepacivirus or pegivirus, including up to 200 million with hepatitis C virus (HCV), a leading cause of liver failure and liver cancer.
A 20-Year Partnership Between French Urbanist Michel Cantal-Dupart and Mailman School Professors Mindy and Robert Fullilove Has Revitalized Cities on Both Sides of the Atlantic. How do you restore vitality to neglected urban neighborhoods?
When Barbara Becker’s strategic communications class decided to help Afghan women and children afflicted with a disfiguring disease, they focused their campaign on another group in the community—the men.
Approximately two billion individuals worldwide are overweight or obese. Underlying this reality are major shifts in both dietary and activity patterns -- modern marketing, food systems, and technologies that influence how we eat, drink, and move.
In recognition of their exceptional scholarly merit and distinguished service to Columbia, the University Board of Trustees has approved President Lee C. Bollinger’s appointment of two new University Professors: Martin Chalfie, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Biological Sciences; and Wafaa El-Sadr, Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine.
Deadline: June 30, 2013.The Alliance Call for Joint Research Projects is open to full-time faculty members at Columbia University, the École Polytechnique, Sciences Po and Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne University, in all disciplines.
Researchers in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health assessed the impact of pollution on agricultural worker productivity using daily variations in ozone levels. Their results show that ozone, even at levels below current air-quality standards...
First Study of MERSAnimal Host in Saudi Arabia; Led by Columbia University, EcoHealth Alliance, and the Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia A 100% genetic match for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been discovered in an insect-eating bat in close proximity to the first...