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New Heart Transplant Program Launched at NYU Langone Health

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NYU Langone launches a new heart transplant program.

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Healthcare, Enviroment, healthcare waste, Cataract Surgery, Opthalmalogy, India, World Health Organisation, Sustaibability, Sustainable Health

“Green” Cataract Surgery Model Drastically Reduces Environmental Footprint

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Faculty at NYU School of Medicine report that a healthcare center in India's model for cataract surgery emits 96 percent less carbon than in the United Kingdom -- and a likely even greater savings in the United States -- while yielding comparable or better health outcomes for one of the world’s most common surgical procedures.

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Study Shows Lithium Chloride Blunts Brain Damage Linked to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

A single dose of lithium chloride, a drug used to treat bipolar disease and aggression, blocks the sleep disturbances, memory loss, and learning problems tied to fetal alcohol syndrome, new experiments in mice show.

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Family Health Centers at NYU Langone Provides Important School-Based Health

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone provides vital services to thousands of children and adolescents in 41 school-based health centers.

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Nyu Langone, Jiyoung Ahn, Esophageal Cancer, oral microbiome, Tannerella, Streptococcus, Neisseria

Researchers ID Bacteria Tied to Esophageal Cancer

Researchers at NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center report that at least three kinds of bacteria in the mouths of Americans may heighten or lower their risk of developing esophageal cancer.

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Perlmutter Cancer Center Expands Clinical Leukemia Program

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NYU Langone Health has announced that nationally renowned physician and researcher Raoul Tibes, MD, PhD, will lead efforts to expand the clinical and investigative leukemia programs at its Perlmutter Cancer Center.

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Changes in Bacterial Mix Linked to Antibiotics Increase Risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Exposure to antibiotics in mothers may increase risk for inflammatory bowel diseases in their offspring.

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Removing Chemical Used to Make Teflon-like Coatings Has Led to Fewer Low Birth Weights and Less Brain Damage

Government and industry efforts since 2003 to phase out chemicals used to make non-stick coatings, such as Teflon, have prevented more than 118,000 low-weight births and related brain damage in the United States.

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Facial Paralysis & Reanimation Center Launches at NYU Langone

NYU Langone launches Facial Paralysis & Reanimation Center to treat patients with facial palsy.

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opiod dependancy, Opioids, Addiction, Addiction identication, addicting drugs, Addiction Medicine, addiction treatment, NYU, Buprenorphine, Naltrexone, Methadone, Methadone Treatment, Vivitrol, Suboxone

Although Their Introductions as Treatment Are Different, Two Top Medications for Opioid Addiction Are Equally Effective

a new study concludes that two of the top medications available for outpatient, office-based treatment, once initiated, are equally safe and effective in curtailing opioid use, relapse, treatment drop-out and overdose.







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