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NYU Langone Enhances Patient Experience by Reducing Referrals to Rehab Facilities after Major Surgery

NYU Langone study finds referring a patient to an acute care facility after major surgery, rather than the patient’s own home, may not always be necessary.
23-Nov-2015 9:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

Surgeons at NYU Langone Medical Center Perform the Most Extensive Face Transplant to Date – and First in New York State


NYU Langone Medical Center announced today the successful completion of the most extensive face transplant to date, setting new standards of care in this emerging field. Equally important, for the first time a face transplant has been performed on...
16-Nov-2015 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms Curbed By Bariatric Surgery


Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis symptoms were significantly lessened in patients who underwent bariatric, or weight loss, surgery, according to researchers from NYU Langone Medical Center. According to the study’s authors, the findings suggest...
6-Nov-2015 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

National Survey of Americans' Health App Use Shows Technology's Promise and Weakness

Like the treadmills and stationary bikes that become rec room coatracks, fitness and other health-related smartphone apps are acquired in large numbers by Americans, but over time, many are left unused by those who download them.
2-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Big Apple Menu Calorie Counts Don't Add Up to Leaner Diets at Fast-Food Restaurants

Some six years out from New York City’s attempt to curb the obesity epidemic by mandating calorie counts in chain restaurants, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have found that calorie labels, on their own, have not reduced the overall...
29-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Treatment of Severe Acne Hampered by Antibiotic Overuse and Delays in Prescribing More Potent Medication

A medical records analysis by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center concludes that physicians who treat severe acne leave too many patients on ineffective antibiotics for far too long before prescribing more potent needed therapy with the...
28-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Role for Insulin: Studies Tie the Hormone to Brain's "Pleasure" Center


Insulin, the hormone essential to all mammals for controlling blood sugar levels and a feeling of being full after eating, plays a much stronger role than previously known in regulating release of dopamine, a neurotransmitter that helps control the...
22-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Technique Permits Cell-Specific Examination of Proteins in Alzheimer’s Disease Brain Tissue

Using 10-year-old archival brain tissue from patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a research team from NYU Langone Medical Center has developed a novel method to examine the structure and function of proteins at the cell level -- providing greater...
22-Oct-2015 9:00 AM EDT 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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