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Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery Program at NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn Advances Quality of Life

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Cedric Olivera, MD, clinical assistant professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at NYU School of Medicine and one of the few female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery specialists in Brooklyn, changed patient Barbara Sampayo's life with pelvic prolapse surgery.

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Preterm Birth and Low Birth Weight Linked to Air Pollution Exposure Early in Pregnancy, Study Finds

The study, conducted in mice, found that exposure to air pollution during the equivalent of the first or second trimester in humans was linked to more negative birth outcomes than exposure later in pregnancy.

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NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn Welcomes New Chief of Surgery

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Prashant Sinha, MD, an expert in minimally invasive surgery and a leader in quality improvement initiatives, has been named the new chief of surgery at NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn.

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Reaching Black Men in Barbershops Could Lead to Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer

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Black men who enrolled in patient navigator program at local barbershops were twice as likely to get colorectal cancer screening as those who did not.

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NYU Langone Launches Major Interdisciplinary Program Targeting Pancreatic Cancer

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Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone has announced the creation of a multidisciplinary center of excellence to develop innovative approaches to diagnose, treat and prevent pancreatic cancer.

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NYU Langone Launches Two Comprehensive Eye Centers in Brooklyn

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Both provide comprehensive eye and vision care and are staffed by ophthalmologists specially trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders of the eye, as well as prescribe vision services, including glasses and contact lenses.

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Expansion of Successful Online Population Health Resource Gives U.S. Cities Access to Key Health Data

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Hundreds of U.S. cities will be able to identify their most pressing health needs--thanks to a nationwide expansion of NYU Langone Medical Center's City Health Dashboard.

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post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), post-traumatic stress, post-traumatic stress disorder , Post-traumatic stress reaction, PTSD, Ptsd Symptoms, PTSD patients, Cerebral curcuitry, Cerebral chemical changes, PTSD biomarkers

Identified Brain Circuitry Bridges Neural and Behavioral Roles in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Specific cerebral circuitry bridges chemical changes deep in the brain and the more outward behavioral expressions associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which could lead to more objective biomarkers for the disorder, according to a comprehensive review of rapidly changing data published June 22 in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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Transgender Actors Effective in Teaching New Doctors to Provide Respectful Care

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By acting out scenarios commonly seen in the clinic, real-life transgender actors can help residents learn to provide more sensitive care. This is the main finding of a study published online June 15 in the Journal of Graduate Medical Education.

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Breast Cancer, immunotheraphy, Metastatic Cancer, pembrolizumab

Immunotherapy Drug Effective for Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Immunotherapy trial in metastatic triple negative breast cancer patients proves to shrink tumors in patients.







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