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NYU Langone Investigators to Present New Research at 2014 Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark

Researchers from the NYU Langone Medical Center, NYU School of Medicine, the Nathan S. Kline Research Institute and the NYU Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC) will present new findings at the 2014 Alzheimer's Association International Conference in...
11-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Measuring Nurture: Study Shows How "Good Mothering" Hardwires Infant Brain

By carefully watching nearly a hundred hours of video showing mother rats protecting, warming, and feeding their young pups, and then matching up what they saw to real-time electrical readings from the pups’ brains, researchers at NYU Langone...
17-Jul-2014 9:15 AM EDT

Patient’s Twenty-Pound Tumor Sheds Light on Liposarcoma – A Rare Form of Soft Tissue Cancer


In an extraordinary clinical case, surgeons at NYU Langone Medical Center removed a 20-pound tumor from a patient -- the result of liposarcoma, a rare form of soft tissue cancer.
14-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

To Advance Care for Patients with Brain Metastases: Reject Five Myths

Researchers warn against five misconceptions in treating brain cancers, and offer new perspectives to dispel these myths and improve patient care.
23-Jun-2014 2:45 PM EDT

New 'Flight Simulator' Technology Gives NYU Langone Neurosurgeons A Peek Inside Brain Before Surgery

NYU Langone Medical Center is now using a novel technology that serves as a "flight simulator" for neurosurgeons, allowing them to rehearse complicated brain surgeries before making an actual incision on a patient.
23-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

TB Dogma Upended: Even Uninfected Cells Trigger Immune Defenses

Experimenting with mice, infectious disease experts at NYU Langone Medical Center have found that immune system cells uninfected with the bacterium that causes tuberculosis trigger immune system T cells to fight the disease. The findings upend the...
9-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

NYU Langone Internist Calls for VA System Reform

An NYU Langone internal medicine specialist who served as a White House fellow at the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs says the headline-grabbing failures of the VA health system’s administration stand in sharp contrast to the highly rated...
10-Jun-2014 9:25 AM EDT

Sleep After Learning Strengthens Connections Between Brain Cells and Enhances Memory

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center show for the first time that sleep after learning encourages the growth of dendritic spines, the tiny protrusions from brain cells that connect to other brain cells and facilitate the passage of information...
5-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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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

May is Melanoma Awareness Month: Skin Cancer Experts Are Available For Interviews

May is Melanoma Awareness Month—calling attention to a disease that kills one American every hour. Melanoma however, if detected early, can often be successfully treated. Melanoma experts at NYU Langone Medical Center's Ronald O. Perelman...
30-Apr-2010 5:20 PM EDT

Issues Surrounding Sudden Cardiac Death

Cardiologists Judith Hochman and Larry Chinitz from NYU Langone Medical Center are available to discuss the complex issues surrounding sudden cardiac death.
16-Jun-2008 1:10 PM EDT

NYU Cancer Institute Experts To Discuss Latest Cancer News

NYU Cancer Institute experts to discuss latest research news about skin, lung, and brain cancers.
4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT

Female Cardiology Experts Available to Discuss Women's Heart Health Issues

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and disability in American women. More women than men die of cardiovascular disease. 462,000 women die annually, and 410,000 men die from the same cause, yet only 17 percent of cardiologists...
11-Jan-2008 1:00 PM EST

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