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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Far-UVC light safely kills airborne coronaviruses

More than 99.9% of seasonal coronaviruses present in airborne droplets were killed when exposed to a particular wavelength of ultraviolet light that is safe to use around humans, a new study at Columbia University Irving ...

Genetics

Alzheimer's: New gene may drive earliest brain changes

A newly discovered Alzheimer's gene may drive the first appearance of amyloid plaques in the brain, according to a study led by researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Crowded homes, poor neighborhoods linked to COVID-19

A study of nearly 400 pregnant women in New York City is among the first to show that lower neighborhood socioeconomic status and greater household crowding increase the risk of becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kidney problems more prevalent in NYC COVID-19 patients

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients at a New York City medical facility had higher rates of kidney complications than other COVID-19 patient groups in different areas of the U.S. and other countries, according to a new study from ...

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