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Advanced Plastic Surgery Now Available at NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn

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The expanded breast reconstruction service at NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn will ensure more tailored, personalized care for post-surgical breast cancer patients.

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Movement Disorders, Parkinson's Disease, Parkinson Disease Treatment

Distinguished Movement Disorders Researchers to Lead Fresco Institute at NYU Langone Health

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Two renowned Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders physician-researchers have been appointed co-executive directors of the Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders at NYU Langone Health. Steven J. Frucht, MD, and Andrew Feigin, MD, will lead the Fresco Institute at NYU Langone, a multidisciplinary, National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence that provides individualized care for people with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

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NYU Langone Launches Office to Enhance Hospitals’ Role in Improving Community Health

NYU Langone office, with funding from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will help advance hospital efforts to work with communities on population health.

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Endoscopy, advanced endoscopy, Stomach, Pancreas, Colon, Rectum, Esophagus, Endoscopic ultrasound, Ercp, Gastroenterology

NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn Expands Endoscopy Services

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Adam J. Goodman, MD, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive system, particularly diseases of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, colon, and rectum, as well as obstructions of the bile duct and GI tract.

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS), multiple sclerosis fatigue, Fatigue, transcranial direct current stimulation, tDCS, Multiple Sclerosis Research

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Shown to Reduce Fatigue Associated with Multiple Sclerosis

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People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who underwent a non-invasive form of electrical brain stimulation called transcranial direct current stimulation, or tDCS, experienced significant reductions in fatigue, a common and often debilitating symptom of the disease, according to new research from the Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center at NYU Langone Health.

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Doctors Define "Safe and Effective" Margins For "One and Done" Skin Removal Around Suspicious Moles

By carefully tracing a line of at least 2 millimeters outside of and around the edges of a mole that is suspected of being a cancer, doctors can remove all of its cells and avert the need for a second surgery.

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A Dedicated Epilepsy Unit Opens at NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn

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NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn has opened a new state-of-the-art Epilepsy Unit to address the immense community need for epilepsy care.

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Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Tied to Healthier Shopping

New research links the equipping of mobile fruit and vegetable stands with wireless banking devices programmed to accept food stamps to the buying of more healthy foods by people with low incomes.

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Two NYU School of Medicine Researchers Awarded New Pew Research Prizes

A research team at NYU School of Medicine and its Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine is one of six from across the United States to receive newly established innovation funds from the Pew Charitable Trusts’ biomedical programs.

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Sex and Aggression Controlled Separately in Female Animal Brains, but Overlap in Male Brains

Brain structures that control sexual and aggressive behavior in mice are wired differently in females than in males.







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