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The first findings from a nationally representative HIV survey were presented today at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2012) in Seattle, WA.
Worldwide pandemics of influenza caused widespread death and illness in 1918, 1957, 1968 and 2009.
New research conducted in the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, reports that children with autism and gastrointestinal disturbances have high levels of a bacterium called Sutterella in their intestines.
Recent research has found striking links between psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and certain types of international immigration.
The dire physical and mental health effects of injecting methamphetamine are well known, but there's been little research about suicidal behavior and injecting meth.
A report by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health provides an expanded review of six new air quality regulations proposed or recently adopted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA).
Gay men are able to lead healthier, less stress-filled lives when states offer legal protections to same-sex couples.
In sub-Saharan Africa, tuberculosis is the disease that most often brings people with HIV into the clinic for treatment.
A new study uses a mathematical model to predict the potential impact of expanding treatment to discordant couples on controlling the global HIV epidemic-- in these couples one partner has HIV infection and the other does not.
Risks of problem drinking are on the rise among women.
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