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Distinguished Movement Disorders Researchers to Lead Fresco Institute at NYU Langone Health

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Two renowned Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders physician-researchers have been appointed co-executive directors of the Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders at NYU Langone Health. Steven J. Frucht,...
16-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU Langone Launches Office to Enhance Hospitals’ Role in Improving Community Health

NYU Langone office, with funding from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will help advance hospital efforts to work with communities on population health.
11-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Shown to Reduce Fatigue Associated with Multiple Sclerosis

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People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who underwent a non-invasive form of electrical brain stimulation called transcranial direct current stimulation, or tDCS, experienced significant reductions in fatigue, a common and often debilitating symptom of...
2-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Doctors Define "Safe and Effective" Margins For "One and Done" Skin Removal Around Suspicious Moles

By carefully tracing a line of at least 2 millimeters outside of and around the edges of a mole that is suspected of being a cancer, doctors can remove all of its cells and avert the need for a second surgery.
27-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Tied to Healthier Shopping

New research links the equipping of mobile fruit and vegetable stands with wireless banking devices programmed to accept food stamps to the buying of more healthy foods by people with low incomes.
18-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Two NYU School of Medicine Researchers Awarded New Pew Research Prizes

A research team at NYU School of Medicine and its Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine is one of six from across the United States to receive newly established innovation funds from the Pew Charitable Trusts’ biomedical programs.
20-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sex and Aggression Controlled Separately in Female Animal Brains, but Overlap in Male Brains

Brain structures that control sexual and aggressive behavior in mice are wired differently in females than in males.
15-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Alternative Immunotherapy Drug More Effective than Current Standard of Care in Treating Advanced Melanoma after Surgical Removal of Disease

The immunotherapy drug nivolumab is safer and more effective than ipilimumab—the current standard of care—in treating patients with resected stage III and stage IV melanoma.
10-Sep-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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World Renowned Surgeon and Researcher to Lead New Pancreatic Cancer Center at NYU Langone

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NYU Langone Medical Center has announced that internationally recognized surgeon and scientist Diane M. Simeone, MD, will join its Perlmutter Cancer Center on March 1 to serve as associate director for translational research and to lead its newly...
9-Jan-2017 10:30 AM EST

National Leader in Mood Disorders Research and Clinical Care Bolsters NYU Langone’s Psychiatry Department

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Dan Iofifescu, MD, MSc, a clinician-scientist specializing in mood disorders, has been recruited to the Psychiatry faculty at NYU Langone Medical Center, furthering the department’s national reputation in diagnosing and managing depression and...
3-Jan-2017 10:30 AM EST

Renowned Lung Cancer Expert to Join NYU Langone as Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology

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The Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center has named noted clinician-scientist Kwok-Kin Wong, MD, PhD, as its new Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology.
3-Oct-2016 9:00 AM EDT

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

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