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Brief pulses of ultrasound delivered to nerves near the kidney lowered blood pressure in people with drug-resistant hypertension, Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian physicians have found.
People who took statins to lower cholesterol were approximately 50% less likely to die if hospitalized for COVID-19.
Source:American Heart Association - Go Red for Women
Women are more likely than men to die from a heart attack—yet many still consider heart disease a man’s disease. Dr. Brooke Aggarwal is working to change that.
This generous gift will fund an endowment that will support the division's programs in patient care, research and education.
Source:Op-MedSeptember 20, 2021
Op-Ed regarding the increased health care disparity amongst Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- July 28, 2021
New York Magazine names 41 Cardiologists from Columbia in Castle Connolly's annual listing of the top doctors in the New York Metro area.
- March 4, 2021
789 professional athletes across the professional leagues were screened for post-COVID-19 cardiac inflammation. None had severe COVID-19 symptoms, and approximately 40% had very mild or no symptoms.
- February 11, 2021
We are delighted to introduce the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center Mothers Center Heart Program.
Source:Health MattersFebruary 11, 2021
A new Bluetooth device that transmits heart data directly to doctors.
- August 19, 2019
Dr. Nir Uriel Appointed as Medical Director of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia, and Weill Cornell Medicine.