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Infant receiving phototherapy
May 23, 2016

By Laura Kurtzman

Phototherapy, increasingly used to treat jaundiced infants, could very slightly raise the risk of pediatric cancers, particularly myeloid leukemia, according to epidemiological research published online Monday, May 23, 2016 in Pediatrics.

Schematic figure
May 20, 2016

A new, introductory course from the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics will discuss the opportunities and challenges of using biological and health-related Big Data to perform biomedical research and introduce students to the techniques used in the emerging field of data science.

Mark Pletcher
May 19, 2016

Treating young adults with high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels may reduce risk of future heart attacks and heart disease, according to researchers at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Columbia University in a study published recently in PLOS One.

Lydia Zablotska, associate professor of Epidemiology
May 06, 2016

Lydia Zablotska, MD, PhD, associate professor of Epidemiology, presented her research on the health effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster at the United Nations in New York on April 26.

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