Two-medication strategy offers benefits and risks after bypass surgery

A new analysis shows that a combination of two anti-platelets drugs can benefit patients after the most common type of cardiac surgery – while also increasing the risk of potentially dangerous bleeding.

Milstein students spend summer producing, questioning, exploring

Students in the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity spent eight weeks this summer exploring New York City and thinking deeply about the implications of technology.

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Are Costly New Prescription Drugs Worth the Price?

Some countries use a relatively straightforward cost-effectiveness analysis to decide whether to green light insurance coverage of prescription drugs. That can prevent new drugs from entering the market that would be highly sought after by patients who value costlier care.

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Circadian clocks play key role in fat cell growth

Disruption of the circadian clocks that keep the body and its cells entrained to the 24-hour day-night cycle plays a critical role in weight gain, according to a pair of studies by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.  

Study identifies gut bacteria that regulate cholesterol

A new study finds that certain species of bacteria in the gut interact with and help balance levels of dietary cholesterol by using it to create a molecule that plays important roles in human health.

White coat ceremony ushers in Class of 2026

On Aug. 16, the Class of 2026 received their short white coats during a Weill Cornell Medicine ceremony, officially marking the beginning of their medical educations.

Digitization program calls for applications

Making a difference one digital collection at a time, the library's grants program partners with faculty and Ph.D. students.

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NYC symposium addresses solutions for inequities

Members of Cornell’s Action Research Collaborative joined representatives from New York City agencies at a symposium Aug. 11 to discuss innovative new solutions aimed at dismantling the systemic racism that has led to inequities around food, nutrition, education, health and employment.

HIV/AIDS exhibit tells story of love and acceptance

“Threads of Life, Loss, and Love: An HIV/AIDS Story” runs Aug. 15 through Dec. 2 in the Human Ecology Commons and Level T display cases and features garments, accessories, documents, ephemera and film from the collection of Sylvia Goldstaub.