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Challenge Issued by Leading Health Organizations to Defeat Cervical Cancer

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH), the Perlmutter Cancer Center, and the Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health are issuing the “New York Challenge,” an ambitious campaign to end cervical cancer worldwide.
15-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Poorer Socioeconomic Status Predicts Lower Survival in Patients with Anal Cancer

If you are from a lower income area, your chances of surviving anal cancer are significantly reduced, according to a new study.
12-Mar-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Neurocognitive Impairment Linked to Worse Outcomes After Total Joint Replacement

Research led by orthopedic surgeon James D. Slover, MD of NYU Langone Health, reveals that people with undiagnosed neurocognitive deficits are undergoing hip and knee replacements at high rates and are more likely to have poorer short-term outcomes...
5-Mar-2018 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites


Study Validates Software Tool to Assess Mortality Risk in Older Patients with Orthopedic Fractures

nalytic software developed by orthopedic trauma surgeons at NYU Langone Health accurately identifies which middle-aged and elderly patients face a greater mortality risk following surgery for an orthopedic fracture, according to a new study.
5-Mar-2018 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites


New Assessment Tool Helps Identify Risk for Post-Surgical Dislocations Following Total Hip Replacement

A study led by Jonathan Vigdorchik, MD, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at NYU Langone Health, suggests that a new risk prediction model and treatment algorithm may help identify patients at high risk for postoperative dislocation...
5-Mar-2018 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Brain Imaging Helps Redefine Intelligence

NYU Langone study offers the first solid evidence that functional MRI scans of brain entropy are a new means to understanding human intelligence.
13-Feb-2018 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Perlmutter Cancer Center Names New Director of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Paul E. Oberstein, MD, a nationally renowned clinician-scientist, will join NYU Langone Health and its Perlmutter Cancer Center on March 1 as director of Gastrointestinal (GI) Medical Oncology and assistant director of its recently established...
6-Feb-2018 9:15 AM EST Add to Favorites


Diabetes Management Greatly Improved in High-Risk Ethnic Population through Community-Based Program

An ethnic population at high risk for Type 2 diabetes achieved significant control of the disease through participation in community-based health programs, according to a randomized controlled trial published January 31 by researchers at NYU School...
31-Jan-2018 10:00 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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