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Roots of Related Genetic Diseases Found in Cell Powerhouses

Scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have discovered the mechanisms behind a genetic change known to cause a set of related diseases.
17-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

First-Ever Online Data Tool Allows City Leaders to Examine Health of Their Urban Populations & Take Action


Responding to demands from cities across the country, NYU School of Medicine’s Department of Population Health, NYU’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, and the National Resource Network, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson...
17-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

For Second Consecutive Year, NYU Langone Endorses National Initiative Advocating for Increased HPV Vaccination

Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center is again joining with each of the 69 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in issuing a joint statement to increase vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV).
11-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

NYU Langone Recruits Renowned Psychiatrist to Lead New Anxiety and Grief Disorders Initiative


Naomi Michele Simon, MD, MSc, a world renowned expert in complicated grief and anxiety disorders, is joining the faculty of NYU Langone's Department of Psychiatry to spearhead a new initiative into these illnesses.
6-Dec-2016 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Combination Immune Therapy Shows Promise Against Hodgkin Lymphoma

The combination of two new drugs that harness the body’s immune system is safe and effective, destroying most cancer cells in 64 percent of patients with recurrent Hodgkin lymphoma, according to the results of an early-phase study.
1-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Single Dose of Hallucinogenic Drug Psilocybin Relieves Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Advanced Cancer

When combined with psychological counseling, a single dose of a mind-altering compound contained in psychedelic mushrooms significantly lessens mental anguish in distressed cancer patients for months at a time, according to results of a clinical...
28-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

National Multisite Study Led by NYU Langone Seeks New & Innovative Ways to Treat Shingles of the Eye

NYU Langone receives $15 million for a five-year research grant from the National Eye Institute to evaluate treatment for shingles of the eye.
17-Nov-2016 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

NYU Langone Melanoma Expert Receives 2016 "Giants of Cancer Care" Award


Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, deputy director of NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, has received a 2016 “Giants of Cancer Care” Award, presented by OncLive, a professional organization for oncologists.
14-Nov-2016 9:00 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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