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Getting "Inked" May Come with Long-Term Medical Risks, Physicians Warn

In what they believe to be the first survey of its kind in the United States, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have found that as many as 6 percent of adult New Yorkers who get “inked” — in other words, those who get a tattoo — have...
26-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Melanoma, Pediatric Oncology, Lymphoma Dominate Research Presentations from NYU Langone Medical Center at ASCO 2015

NYU Langone Medical Center and its Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center will have a high profile at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), with researchers presenting close to 30 abstracts accepted for...
26-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Ethicists from NYU Langone Medical Center Propose Solution for U.S. Organ Shortage Crisis in JAMA Piece

A fairly simple and ethical change in policy would greatly expand the nation’s organ pool while respecting autonomy, choice, and vulnerability of a deceased’s family or authorized caregiver, according to ethicists at NYU Langone Medical Center.
8-May-2015 5:45 PM EDT

Parents Often Misperceive Their Obese Children As “About the Right Weight”

Although rates of childhood obesity have risen over the last several decades, a vast majority of parents perceive their kids as “about the right weight,” according to new research led by NYU Langone Medical Center. The authors believe it is the...
6-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins NYU Langone to Lead Research Efforts

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Thomas A. Einhorn, MD, Appointed Director of Clinical and Transitional Research Development for NYU Langone’s nationally ranked Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
5-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Researchers Discover a Novel and Unexpected Role for Calcium in Controlling Inflammation During Chronic Lung Infection

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have identified an important role for calcium signaling in immune responses to chronic infection resulting from Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium causing tuberculosis (TB).
29-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Internationally Renowned Researcher from NYU Langone Medical Center Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

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Internationally renowned researcher Danny Reinberg, PhD, the Terry and Mel Karmazin Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at NYU Langone Medical Center, has joined the prestigious ranks of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one...
29-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

More Power to the Mitochondria: Cells' Energy Plant Also Plays Key Role in Stem Cell Development

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have discovered that mitochondria, the major energy source for most cells, also play an important role in stem cell development — a purpose notably distinct from the tiny organelle’s traditional job as...
27-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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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”

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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

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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