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Discovery of Compound May Open New Road to Diabetes Treatment


The discovery of an inhibitor of the Insulin Degrading Enzyme (IDE), a protein responsible for the susceptibility of diabetes because it destroys insulin in the body, may lead to new treatment approaches for diabetes.
4-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals How a Protein Common in Cancers Jumps Anti-Tumor Mechanisms

A Stony Brook University-led international research team has discovered how a cellular protein, STAT3, which is overactive in a majority of cancers, interferes with an antitumor mechanism in cells and therefore promotes the growth of cancer.
17-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug Kills Cancer Cells Building Blocks


Imagine cutting down the growth of cancer cells at their earliest stages. Research conducted by Stony Brook University is showing promise in this approach with a new class of compounds that disrupt cancer cell mitochondrial metabolism.
13-Mar-2014 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Global Study Reveals Gender-Based Violence Vastly Underreported


Findings from a new global study suggest that estimates of gender-based violence (GBV) prevalence based on health systems data or on police reports may underestimate the actual total prevalence by 11- to 128-fold.
10-Dec-2013 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Early Tree-Dwelling Bipedal Human Ancestor Was Similar to Ancient Apes and “Lucy” but Not Living Apes


An analysis of the femur of one of the oldest human ancestors reveals the six-million-year-old “Millenium Man” was bipedal but lived in the trees.The research could provide additional insight to the origins of human bipedalism.
4-Dec-2013 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Buildup of Amyloid in Brain Blood Vessels Promotes Early Cognitive Impairment

A team of Stony Brook University researchers has discovered in a model of Alzheimer’s disease that early accumulation of a small protein, known as amyloid β, in the blood vessels of the brain can drive early cognitive impairment.
27-Nov-2013 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Cardiac Surgeon Report Cards Do Not Influence Referrals

Despite nearly universal awareness of report cards on risk-adjusted mortality rates of individual cardiac surgeons, cardiologists in New York State do not use these reports when making patient referral decisions.
15-Nov-2013 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Coronary CT Angiography Useful for Triaging Patients with Chest Pain


A study of two sets of 894 matched Emergency Department (ED) patients presenting with chest pain revealed that the use of coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) led to fewer hospital admissions and shorter ED stays. According to lead...
31-Jul-2013 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Surviving the Holidays with #Diabetes


Diabetes and the Holdiays: Stony Brook Medicine Expert gives tips on how to have an effective diabetes management plan during holiday festivities
20-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST

Stony Brook Children’s Hospital Expert Shares Tips with Parents on When to Use Antibiotics and When At-Home Remedies May Do the Trick


The CDC’s Get Smart campaign involves a number of initiatives to prevent antibiotic resistance, manage existing antibiotics to preserve their effectiveness and help healthcare providers and families understand when prescribing an antibiotic is...
16-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

Stony Brook Medicine Expert Available to Discuss Prematurity Awareness, World Prematurity Day

16-Nov-2015 6:00 AM EST

Stony Brook Docs Says Small Steps May Help When Dealing with a Growing Diabetes Problem


Small steps can equal big changes when it comes to diabetes. Stony Brook Medicine's Dr. Joshua Miller explains how to lower your risk for diabetes and pre-diabetes
12-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST

@StonyBrookMed #Diabetes Expert Available for Awareness Month Topics


20-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT

@StonyBrookMed Expert Available to Discuss New #BreastCancer Screening Guidelines From the American #Cancer Society


20-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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