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New Clues to Causes of Birth Defects

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found a possible clue to why older mothers face a higher risk for having babies born with conditions such as Down syndrome that are characterized by abnormal chromosome...
18-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST

Einstein Scientists Develop Novel Technique for Finding Drugs To Combat Malaria

Each year nearly 600,000 people—mostly children under age five and pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa—die from malaria, caused by single-celled parasites that grow inside red blood cells. The most deadly malarial species—Plasmodium...
10-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

Sticking to Lifestyle Guidelines May Reduce Risk for Certain Cancers and for Overall Mortality

A study of nearly a half-million Americans has found that following cancer prevention guidelines from the American Cancer Society may modestly reduce your overall risk of developing cancer and have a greater impact on reducing your overall risk of...
7-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Announces New Chair of Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University today named Steven A. Porcelli, M.D., the new chair of the department of microbiology & immunology. A noted immunologist, Dr. Porcelli is currently the Murray and Evelyne Weinstock Chair in...
30-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

Short Sleep Duration and Sleep-Related Breathing Problems Increase Obesity Risk in Kids

Sleep-related breathing problems and chronic lack of sleep may each double the risk of a child becoming obese by age 15, according to new research from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The good news is that both sleep...
2-Dec-2014 5:15 PM EST

New Insights Into Breast Cancer Spread Could Yield Better Tests and Treatments

A study combining patients’ tumor cells with a laboratory model of blood vessel lining provides the most compelling evidence so far that a specific trio of cells is required for the spread of breast cancer. The findings could lead to better tests...
25-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

Six Faculty Members at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Named 2014 AAAS Fellows

Six faculty members at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their...
24-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Einstein and Montefiore Receive $2.4 Million From NYS DOH

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center in collaboration with Developmental Disabilities Health Alliance of New York and Community Resource Center for the Developmentally Disabled, Inc., have received...
21-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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Ebola Researcher Explains Antibody Treatments, Need for a Therapy That Works Against All Strains of the Virus


15-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Einstein Expert Available to Comment on HPV-associated Oral Cancer Highlighted in JNCI’s Annual Status of Cancer Report

8-Jan-2013 10:15 AM EST

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Faculty Member Played Key Role in Latest “Best Diets” Rankings by U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report released today its Best Diets 2013 rankings, featuring a variety of weight loss programs. Among the experts tapped to evaluate the diets was Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, Ph.D., R.D., associate professor of clinical...
8-Jan-2013 6:50 AM EST

Pediatric Nutritionist Offers Tips to Help Kids Eat Healthy at School

Keith-Thomas Ayoob, Ed.D., R.D., associate clinical professor of pediatrics and director of the nutrition clinic at the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, a registered...
23-Jul-2010 1:00 PM EDT

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