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Reaching Black Men in Barbershops Could Lead to Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer


Black men who enrolled in patient navigator program at local barbershops were twice as likely to get colorectal cancer screening as those who did not.
24-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU Langone Launches Major Interdisciplinary Program Targeting Pancreatic Cancer


Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone has announced the creation of a multidisciplinary center of excellence to develop innovative approaches to diagnose, treat and prevent pancreatic cancer.
10-Jul-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Expansion of Successful Online Population Health Resource Gives U.S. Cities Access to Key Health Data


Hundreds of U.S. cities will be able to identify their most pressing health needs--thanks to a nationwide expansion of NYU Langone Medical Center's City Health Dashboard.
26-Jun-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Identified Brain Circuitry Bridges Neural and Behavioral Roles in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Specific cerebral circuitry bridges chemical changes deep in the brain and the more outward behavioral expressions associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which could lead to more objective biomarkers for the disorder, according to a...
21-Jun-2017 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Transgender Actors Effective in Teaching New Doctors to Provide Respectful Care


By acting out scenarios commonly seen in the clinic, real-life transgender actors can help residents learn to provide more sensitive care. This is the main finding of a study published online June 15 in the Journal of Graduate Medical Education.
13-Jun-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Immunotherapy Drug Effective for Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Immunotherapy trial in metastatic triple negative breast cancer patients proves to shrink tumors in patients.
3-Jun-2017 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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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