Acing the Menu: Mount Sinai Experts Offer Healthy Tips While Eating Out at Tennis Matches

Experts from The Mount Sinai Hospital offer smart-eating strategies that will keep you healthy and fully satisfied while watching the matches.

– Mount Sinai Medical Center|22-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Online Screening for Rare Lung Cancer Mutation Opens Door to New Kind of Clinical Trial

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Cancer subtypes are like rare diseases; a new kind of clinical trial uses Dr. Google to find enough needles in enough haystacks to test drug ponatinib against FGFR positive lung cancer.

– University of Colorado Cancer Center|22-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

UH Case Medical Center’s Dr. Parikh Authors SCAI Paper on Treatment of Renal Artery Stenosis

Renal artery stenting to open blockages in the kidney arteries may benefit patients who have historically been excluded from modern clinical trials, according to new recommendations for renal artery stenosis e-published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions today by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI).

– University Hospitals Case Medical Center|22-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Research Explains How Cellular Guardians of the Gut Develop

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Even the most careful chosen meal can contain surprises. To defend against infectious microbes, viruses or other potential hazards that find their way to the intestines, a dedicated contingent of immune cells keeps watch within the thin layer of tissue that divides the contents of the gut from the body itself.

– Rockefeller University|22-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

The Medical Minute: Easing Back-to-School Anxieties in Kids

After a summer of lazy afternoons and late bedtimes, parents of school-aged children face the deadline for helping their young ones transition to not only a new routine and schedule — but also the academic and social challenges a new school year brings.

– Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center|22-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Use a Rule of Thumb to Control How Much You Drink

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Sticking to a general rule of pouring just a half glass of wine limits the likelihood of overconsumption. That’s the finding of a new Iowa State and Cornell University study to be published in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Drug Policy.

– Iowa State University|22-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

More Common Procedures for Painful Facial Tics Carry High Costs, Reports Study in Neurosurgery

For patients who need surgery for facial pain caused by trigeminal neuralgia, the most cost-effective procedure is the least often used, reports a study in the September issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins|22-Aug-2014 9:35 AM EDT

Study Identifies Challenges Faced by NYU Langone Nurses in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

A study published in The Journal of Urban Health examines the impact on NYULMC nurses’ post-Sandy deployment to help address patient surge in eight local hospitals and health facilities that had not been as affected by the storm.

– New York University|22-Aug-2014 9:20 AM EDT
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