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Study Challenges Controversial Blood Pressure Targets for Older Patients

A new study led by researchers in the Cardiac and Vascular Institute at NYU Langone Medical Center found that current blood pressure recommendations for people aged 60 years and older who suffer from coronary artery disease (CAD) may not be optimal...
19-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Early Antibiotic Exposure Leads to Lifelong Metabolic Disturbances in Mice


A new study published today in Cell suggests that antibiotic exposure during a critical window of early development disrupts the bacterial landscape of the gut, home to trillions of diverse microbes, and permanently reprograms the body’s...
7-Aug-2014 4:45 PM EDT

Researchers Identify a Brain “Switchboard” Important in Attention and Sleep


Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and elsewhere, using a mouse model, have recorded the activity of individual nerve cells in a small part of the brain that works as a “switchboard,” directing signals coming from the outside world or...
8-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

NYU Langone Medical Center Partners with Education Leader Kaplan, Inc., to Improve Patient Care and Save Lives

NYU Langone Medical Center and Kaplan, Inc., a world-renowned leader in the educational services industry, today formally announced the launch of a new partnership focused on creating a series of online training modules to educate medical...
5-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Drug Target Identified for Common Childhood Blood Cancer

In what is believed to be the largest genetic analysis of what triggers and propels progression of tumor growth in a common childhood blood cancer, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center report that they have identified a possible new drug target...
30-Jul-2014 9:05 AM EDT

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

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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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