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Origins Of "Rage" Identified in Brain in Male Animal Model


Violent, unprovoked outbursts in male mice have been linked to changes in a brain structure tied to the control of anxiety and fear, according to a report by researchers from NYU Langone Medical Center to be published in the journal Current Biology...
9-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Pioneering Surgeon to Lead New Transplant Institute at NYU Langone Medical Center


Renowned surgeon Robert A. Montgomery, MD, DPhil, FACS, is named director of the new NYU Langone Transplant Institute.
3-Feb-2016 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Programs Help Prepare Low-Income Children for School Success

New pediatric programs developed at NYU Langone increase school readiness in children of low-income families.
27-Jan-2016 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Inherited Genetic Markers May Predict Melanoma Survival – and Help Plot Course of Disease


Researchers at Langone Medical Center and its Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center have discovered an inherited genetic marker that might provide clinicians with a personalized tool to gauge an individual’s survival from a melanoma tumor and...
20-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Closer Look at Heart Cell Connectors Could Catch “Hidden” Rhythm Disorders in the Future

Diseased hearts may be thrown out of rhythm by structural differences — now visible for the first time — in protein groups that connect heart muscle cells, according to the authors of a study to be published in the journal Nature Communications...
15-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Low-Cost Tool In Fight Against Childhood Obesity: Water Dispensers in NYC Schools Associated with Student Weight Loss

Making water more available in New York City public schools through self-serve water dispensers in cafeterias resulted in small -- but statistically significant -- declines in students’ weight, according to new findings.
14-Jan-2016 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Blood Test That Monitors Dead Cancer Cell DNA Better at Tracking Spread of Melanoma

A new study shows that a blood test which monitors blood levels of DNA fragments from dead cancer cells does a better job than the current standard test at tracking the severity and potential spread of metastatic melanoma. The study, by researchers...
11-Jan-2016 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Pioneering Glaucoma Expert Appointed Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at NYU Langone Medical Center


Internationally renowned clinician-scientist Joel S. Schuman, MD, whose pioneering work has led to significant advances in the detection and treatment of glaucoma, was appointed chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at NYU Langone Medical Center,...
5-Jan-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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

Almost Three Decades Later, ABCDEs of Melanoma Detection Established at NYU Langone Medical Center Continues to Save Lives

The acronym "ABCDE", created by NYU Langone Medical Center dermatologists, aids in self-examination of skin lesions -- and helps reduce the risk of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer.
5-May-2014 1:15 PM EDT

NYU Langone Experts Available to Discuss Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Stroke

30-Apr-2013 2:40 PM EDT

Experts at NYU Langone Medical Center Offer Back To School Tips

NYU Langone Medical Center Physicians are available to discuss Back to School Issues for parents and teachers.
23-Jul-2010 1:00 PM EDT

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