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Exploring Breastfeeding and Pumping as Unhealthy Weight Control Methods

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Breastfeeding and pumping are widely recognized as beneficial for both mother and child. However, due to ability of both to burn calories, some women may excessively breastfeed and pump as a method of weight control, according to a new paper by investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine and Yale School of Medicine. Women with a history of an eating disorder or a current eating disorder are likely at particular risk, the investigators note. They posit that breastfeeding and pumping in this way...

Faculty and Students Recognized with Notable Awards

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Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members were honored with awards for their exemplary achievements in medical research, education and care May 17-18 during Weill Cornell Medicine’s commencement activities.

Dr. Lily Belfi, an associate professor of clinical radiology and director of medical student education in the Department of Radiology, was awarded the Jeanne and Herbert Siegel Award for Excellence in Medical Education. This prize...

Four Different Autism Subtypes Identified in Brain Study

Machine learning of brain-behavior dimensions reveals four subtypes of autism spectrum disorder linked to distinct molecular pathways

People with autism spectrum disorder can be classified into four distinct subtypes based on their brain activity and behavior, according to a study from Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.

The study, published March 9 in Nature Neuroscience, leveraged machine learning to analyze newly available neuroimaging data from 299 people with autism and 907 neurotypical people. They found patterns of brain connections linked with...

Autism-linked Gene Shapes Nerve Connections

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A gene linked to autism spectrum disorders plays a critical role in early brain development and may shape the formation of both normal and atypical nerve connections in the brain, according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.



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