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New Heart Transplant Program Launched at NYU Langone Health

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NYU Langone launches a new heart transplant program.
11-Dec-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

“Green” Cataract Surgery Model Drastically Reduces Environmental Footprint

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Faculty at NYU School of Medicine report that a healthcare center in India's model for cataract surgery emits 96 percent less carbon than in the United Kingdom -- and a likely even greater savings in the United States -- while yielding comparable or...
1-Dec-2017 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Lithium Chloride Blunts Brain Damage Linked to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

A single dose of lithium chloride, a drug used to treat bipolar disease and aggression, blocks the sleep disturbances, memory loss, and learning problems tied to fetal alcohol syndrome, new experiments in mice show.
5-Dec-2017 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers ID Bacteria Tied to Esophageal Cancer

Researchers at NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center report that at least three kinds of bacteria in the mouths of Americans may heighten or lower their risk of developing esophageal cancer.
28-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Perlmutter Cancer Center Expands Clinical Leukemia Program

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NYU Langone Health has announced that nationally renowned physician and researcher Raoul Tibes, MD, PhD, will lead efforts to expand the clinical and investigative leukemia programs at its Perlmutter Cancer Center.
29-Nov-2017 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Changes in Bacterial Mix Linked to Antibiotics Increase Risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Exposure to antibiotics in mothers may increase risk for inflammatory bowel diseases in their offspring.
21-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Removing Chemical Used to Make Teflon-like Coatings Has Led to Fewer Low Birth Weights and Less Brain Damage

Government and industry efforts since 2003 to phase out chemicals used to make non-stick coatings, such as Teflon, have prevented more than 118,000 low-weight births and related brain damage in the United States.
27-Nov-2017 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Facial Paralysis & Reanimation Center Launches at NYU Langone

NYU Langone launches Facial Paralysis & Reanimation Center to treat patients with facial palsy.
16-Nov-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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World Renowned Surgeon and Researcher to Lead New Pancreatic Cancer Center at NYU Langone

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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

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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

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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”

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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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