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New Drugs Using the Body’s Natural “Marijuana” Could Help Treat Pain, Cancer

A new technology developed by Stony Brook University researchers affiliated with the Institute of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery (ICB & DD) that has identified Fatty Acid Binding Proteins (FABPs) as drug targets of the body’s endocannabinoid...
18-Apr-2018 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Tick-Borne Disease Epidemic Symposium

Tick-borne illnesses are a growing problem on Long Island, and a new season is about to begin. To prepare for this and inform the public, Stony Brook Medicine experts are tackling the topic head on at an April 12 symposium.
10-Apr-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New Non-Invasive Test for Urothelial Cancer Emerging

Urothelial cancers of the bladder and upper urinary tract are among the most common cancers encountered worldwide. Now an international team of cancer researchers have developed a highly sensitive and specific non-invasive test as a biomarker for...
30-Mar-2018 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Time for Oral Cancer Screening: Young and Healthy Need Screening Too

Did you know the quickest growing segment of the oral cancer population is young, healthy, non-smokers? Commonly associated with tobacco use, oral cancer can strike anyone. In younger populations the incidence of this form of cancer is on the rise...
27-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Joshua D. Miller, MD, Named as President of the American Diabetes Association Long Island Community Leadership Board

The American Diabetes Association, the nation's largest voluntary health organization leading the fight to Stop Diabetes®, is pleased to announce that Joshua D. Miller, MD, of Setauket, NY, has been named as President of The American Diabetes...
7-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Stony Brook Launches Three-Year MD Program

Stony Brook University School of Medicine has created a new medical training curriculum that enables students to complete their MD degree in three years instead of the traditional four years.
6-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Stepping On Keeps Older Adults on Their Feet

Stony Brook University Hospital will be offering its Stepping On program, which can reduce the risk of falling by 50 percent, for the second year at the Stony Brook Southampton campus to help older adults stay healthy and active.
5-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Hal Skopicki Appointed Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine and Deputy Director of Operations in the Stony Brook University Heart Institute

Hal Skopicki, MD, PhD, has been appointed Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine and Deputy Director of Operations in the Stony Brook University Heart Institute. He is a renowned heart failure specialist, who has led the major effort in...
16-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Our Experts on Newswise


Diet Expert Shares Tips to Decrease Risk of Cancer

21-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT


Expert: Teen Suicide Rate Skyrocketing

20-Mar-2018 4:20 PM EDT


Sleep Expert: School Start Times and Screens Damage Teen Sleep

12-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT


Psychiatry Expert: How Do We Assess School Threats and Prevent School Shootings?

5-Mar-2018 2:40 PM EST


Dental Experts: Could Your Gums Be a Key to Your Heart Health?

14-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST


Flu Expert: More Than Half of the Country is Seeing a Spike in Flu Cases Due to Rapidly Evolving H3 Strains

8-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST


Gallbladder Survival Guide: Preventing an ER Visit Over Thanksgiving

Stony Brook Medicine's Chairman of Surgery shares tips on preventing an ER Visit over Thanksgiving because of a gallbladder attack
23-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST


Don’t Let Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Ruin Thanksgiving

Stony Brook Doc shared tips during GERD Awareness Month, just in time for Thanksgiving
20-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST

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