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Starting Statins in Older Patients Not Effective as Preventive Care

A study from NYU Langone Medical Center researchers published in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that initiating statins in heart-healthy older adults may not extend lifespan.
19-May-2017 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Second Drug Receives FDA Approval for Bladder Cancer Based on Research Led by NYU Langone


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to a second drug in less than a month for first-line treatment for advanced bladder cancer – again based on clinical trial findings from the same researcher from NYU...
19-May-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Erectile Dysfunction Medicines Do Not Cause Melanoma, Analysis of Large Studies Finds

Use of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra does not cause the development of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer.
15-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rodents with Trouble Walking Reveal Potential Treatment Approach for Most Common Joint Disease

Maintaining the supply of a molecule that helps to nourish cartilage prevented osteoarthritis in animal models of the disease, according to a report published in Nature Communications online May 11.
8-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Lung Cancer Center at NYU Langone Welcomes Renowned Thoracic Surgeon as Its Director


Robert J. Cerfolio, MD – whose innovations in robotics have led to practice-changing advances in lung cancer surgery – will join NYU Langone as chief of clinical thoracic surgery. He also will become the first director of the Lung Cancer Center...
8-May-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Leader for Pediatric Orthopedics at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital of New York at NYU Langone


Pablo G. Castañeda, MD, an internationally renowned expert in pediatric and adolescent hip conditions, has joined Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital of New York at NYU Langone as its new chief of pediatric orthopedic surgery. Prior to joining, he...
1-May-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU Langone Research Leads to Accelerated Approval of Bladder Cancer Immunotherapy Drug


Findings from a clinical trial led by a researcher at NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center helped pave the way for the recent, accelerated approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of a highly effective immunotherapy as first line...
20-Apr-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Paints Somber Picture of U.S. Mental Health Status and Access to Care

More Americans than ever before suffer from serious psychological distress, and the country’s ability to meet the growing demand for mental health services is rapidly eroding.
11-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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


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


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”


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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