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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

Could New York Neighborhood Noise Be Good for Poor Residents?

Loud workplace noise has been found by many studies to cause harm, but a recent analysis links the sounds of all-night car horn blasts and shouting by bar revelers in New York City’s noisiest neighborhoods to unexplained improvements in body...
13-Apr-2017 4:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Geneticist to Lead New High Risk Program at NYU Langone's Perlmutter Cancer Center


Medical oncologist Ophira Ginsburg, MD, has joined NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center as director of its new High Risk Program, which identifies, studies and cares for patients with hereditary syndromes that increase cancer risk.
11-Apr-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Clinician-Researcher to Lead New Bone Marrow Transplantation Initiative


Hematologist-oncologist Ahmad Samer Al-Homsi MD, MBA, will lead a new bone marrow transplantation program at NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center for treating blood-borne cancers, including leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma, and utilize...
10-Apr-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Body Weight Fluctuations Linked to More Deaths in People with Coronary Artery Disease

NYU Langone study finds “yo-yo” dieting can increase the odds of stroke, heart attack, and death in people with coronary artery disease.
4-Apr-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Gene-Based Blood Tests Identify More Skin Cancers

Genetic testing of tumor and blood fluid samples from people with and without one of the most aggressive forms of skin cancer has shown that two new blood tests can reliably detect previously unidentifiable forms of the disease.
28-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU's Cohen Military Family Clinic and VA NY Harbor Healthcare Partner on Mental Health for Veterans and Families


Seeking to further enhance mental health services for veterans and their families, the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic (MFC) at NYU Langone and VA New York Harbor Healthcare System (VANYHHS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding formalizing...
3-Mar-2017 7:05 AM EST 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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