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Stem Cell Study Finds Mechanism That Controls Skin and Hair Color

A pair of molecular signals controls skin and hair color in mice and humans — and could be targeted by new drugs to treat skin pigment disorders like vitiligo, according to a report by scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center.
25-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Survival Rates for Patients at High Risk of Relapse of Childhood Leukemia Improve with High Doses of Chemotherapy Drug

Up to 20 percent of patients with high risk of relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) are not cured. That could change with the results from a clinical trial co-led by NYU Langone Medical Center which shows giving high doses of a...
25-Apr-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cell Death – Paradoxically – Promotes Tumor Growth in Most Aggressive Form of Pancreatic Cancer

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The most aggressive form of pancreatic cancer – often described as one of the hardest malignancies to diagnose and treat -- thrives in the presence of neighboring tumor cells undergoing a particular form of “orchestrated cell death.” This...
22-Apr-2016 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU Langone's Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Launch Global Research Initiative

Drug-carrying “nanoghosts” that battle melanoma and new treatments for malignant mesothelioma will be the focus of the first joint research projects led by NYU Langone Medical Center and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology under a...
21-Apr-2016 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pancreatic Cancer Risk Tied to Specific Mouth Bacteria

The presence of certain bacteria in the mouth may reveal increased risk for pancreatic cancer and enable earlier, more precise treatment. This is the main finding of a study led by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and its Laura and Isaac...
14-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Worm Infection Counters Inflammatory Bowel Disease by Drastically Changing Gut Microbiome

Infection with worms counters inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) by triggering immune responses that change the mix of bacteria, or microbiome, in the gut. This is according to a study published online April 14 in the journal Science.
12-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Renowned Scientist and Administrative Leader at NYU Langone Elected to Board of National Cancer Research Organization

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The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has announced that Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD, senior vice president and vice dean for science and chief scientific officer at NYU Langone Medical Center, has been named to its Board of Directors for a...
13-Apr-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Early Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Accelerates Recovery -- but Does Not Sustain It

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The majority of people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recover after early treatment -- but a substantial number still suffer for years after a traumatic event even with early clinical interventions, according to a study publishing online...
12-Apr-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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