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Repeated Courses of Antibiotics May Profoundly Alter Children’s Development

A new animal study by NYU Langone Medical Center researchers adds to growing evidence that multiple courses of commonly used antibiotics may have a significant impact on children’s development.
25-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Viagra Does Something Very Important —but It Is Unlikely to Cause Melanoma, Researchers Conclude

A rigorous analysis of more than 20,000 medical records concludes that erectile dysfunction drugs, such as Viagra, are not a cause of melanoma, an often deadly form of skin cancer, despite the higher risk for the disease among users of these drugs.
16-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Pregnancy Safer for Women with Lupus than Previously Thought

New findings may help ease concerns for women with lupus who are interested in having a child. A new study concludes that most women with lupus whose disease is not very active will have a safe pregnancy. The results are to publish online June 22 in...
22-Jun-2015 2:30 PM EDT

New Study Explores Whether Newborns Delivered by C-Section Face Higher Risk of Chronic Health Problems Later in Life

A new paper in the British Medical Journal by Jan Blustein, MD, PhD, of New York University’s Wagner School and a professor of Medicine and Population Health at NYU School of Medicine and Jianmeng Liu of Peking University examines the evidence as...
9-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Amount of Time New Yorkers Spend Sitting Around Far Exceeds Healthy Levels

The Big Apple is one of the most walkable cities in the nation, providing many opportunities for physical activity, and New Yorkers are more likely to exercise regularly than the average U.S. adult. But they are also sitting far more than what is...
8-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Disrupting Tumor Cell "Microenvironment" Suggests a New Way to Treat a Prevalent Childhood Leukemia

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and its Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center are reporting a potentially important discovery in the battle against one of the most devastating forms of leukemia that accounts for as many as one in five...
4-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Certain Preoperative Tests Still Common in U.S. Despite Low Value and High Costs

Professional physician associations consider certain routine tests before elective surgery to be of low value and high cost, and have sought to discourage their utilization. Nonetheless, a new national study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical...
4-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Rusk Rehabilitation Celebrates 65 Years as Leaders in Rehabilitation Medicine

Rusk Rehabilitation Celebrates 65 Years as Leaders in Rehabilitation Medicine with Research Symposium and other special events
8-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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Racial, Ethnic Disparities Seen in Smoking Rates, Related Illnesses

April is National Minority Health Month, and one of the most significant health issues minorities face is disproportionate rates of smoking and health-related illnesses. At NYC Treats Tobacco, we are committed to ending health disparities. We have...
14-Apr-2015 2:35 PM EDT

Don’t Let Daylight Savings Disrupt Your Child’s Sleep

Setting clocks forward this Daylight Savings Time may lead to your kids to be sleepy. Sanjeev Kothare, MD, has tips to ensure sleep isn’t disrupted.
3-Mar-2015 11:00 AM EST

Give the Gift of a Healthier Heart

The heart is a symbol of love, and there’s no better way to say “I love you” than to help someone you love quit smoking. February is American Heart Month, and New York City Treats Tobacco wants you take steps towards a healthier heart by...
11-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

NYU Langone Skin Expert Offers Best Practices for Ingrown Hair or “Razor Bumps”

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Nada Elbuluk, MD, MSc, from the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center, offers practical advice and treatment options for dealing with ingrown hair, also known as "razor bumps."
28-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

The Best Advice for Acne Patients? Patience

Patience and compliance remains key to treating acne successfully, says the chairman of dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center, an expert in adolescent skin conditions.
17-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Almost Three Decades Later, ABCDEs of Melanoma Detection Established at NYU Langone Medical Center Continues to Save Lives

The acronym "ABCDE", created by NYU Langone Medical Center dermatologists, aids in self-examination of skin lesions -- and helps reduce the risk of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer.
5-May-2014 1:15 PM EDT

NYU Langone Experts Available to Discuss Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Stroke

30-Apr-2013 2:40 PM EDT

Experts at NYU Langone Medical Center Offer Back To School Tips

NYU Langone Medical Center Physicians are available to discuss Back to School Issues for parents and teachers.
23-Jul-2010 1:00 PM EDT

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