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“Happy Meals” Bill Could Improve Healthfulness of Fast Food Meals for Kids in New York City

A bill to improve the nutritional value of fast food restaurant meals marketed to children—like McDonald’s Happy Meals—could have a wide enough impact to reduce calories, fat, and sodium, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU...
26-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Show How Exposure to Brief Trauma and Sudden Sounds Form Lasting Memories

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have found how even brief exposure to sudden sounds or mild trauma can form permanent, long-term brain connections, or memories, in a specific region of the brain. Moreover, the research team, working with...
24-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Method of Closing the Incision During Scoliosis Surgery Nearly Eliminates Infections

Patients with scoliosis who undergo surgery may be less likely to develop an infection or other complications after the procedure when a novel wound closure technique pioneered at NYU Langone Medical Center is utilized, according to new study
20-Aug-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Physician-Scientist Named Head of Neuro-Oncology at NYU Langone’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center


Renewing its commitment to enhance its stature in the field of Neuro-Oncology, NYU Langone Medical Center has announced the appointment of physician-scientist and brain tumor specialist Andrew S. Chi, MD, PhD, as the new chief of Neuro-Oncology for...
10-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Renowned Spine Surgeon to Lead Research and Clinical Efforts in Adult Spinal Deformity at NYU Langone Medical Center


R. Shay Bess, MD, a nationally-recognized leader in spine surgery and spinal deformity research, has been appointed the new chief of the Adult Spinal Deformity Service for the Division of Spine Surgery in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at...
6-Aug-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cures for PTSD Often Remain Elusive for War Veterans

Our nation’s veterans continue to suffer emotional and psychological effects of war—some for decades. And while there has been greater attention directed recently toward post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and more veterans are seeking help,...
30-Jul-2015 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Malaria Vaccine Reflects the Pioneering Efforts of Researchers From NYU Langone Medical Center


When the European Medicines Agency recommended to approve what could be the world’s first licensed vaccine against malaria, it reflected the life’s work of Ruth and Victor Nussenzweig, whose research over the past half-century against malaria...
3-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hybrid Cochlear Implants for Common Form of Hearing Loss May Benefit Millions

People with a common form of hearing loss not helped by hearing aids achieved significant and sometimes profound improvements in their hearing and understanding of speech with hybrid cochlear implant devices, according to a new multicenter study led...
28-Jul-2015 9:05 AM 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”


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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