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VA Health Care System Successfully Reduces “Rush to Treatment” Rates for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer, Study Shows

Record numbers of American veterans diagnosed with non-aggressive prostate cancer are heeding the advice of international medical experts and opting out of immediate surgery or radiation to treat their cancer.
15-May-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Online Resource Gives Hundreds of U.S. Cities Access to Key Neighborhood-Level Health Data to Create Thriving Communities

The City Health Dashboard--an online resource with community-level health, social and economic data for the nation’s 500 largest cities-- enables local leaders to identify and take action around the most pressing health needs in their cities and...
10-May-2018 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Identifying PTSD Could Be Adversely Affected Under Proposed Changes to Diagnostic Tool Used Worldwide

Fewer individuals across the globe would be diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) under proposed changes to the most widely used diagnostic tool – potentially impacting clinical practice, national data reporting and research,...
10-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Data Science Journalist Nate Silver and Former U.S. Assistant Health Secretary Karen DeSalvo Headline NYU Langone’s Population Health Conference on Data Science and Public Action

The Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health is holding a conference on May 21, 2018, about how the healthcare and public health sectors can work with other partners in leveraging data science to advance health outcomes and health...
7-May-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nurse-led Task Shifting an Effective Strategy to Control Hypertension in Ghana, New Study Finds

The addition of a nurse-led intervention for hypertension management to health insurance coverage was more effective in lowering blood pressure (HPB) than the provision of health insurance alone in the Sub-Saharan country of Ghana, a region of...
30-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Leaders Named in Pediatric Cancer at NYU Langone Health

NYU Langone recruits two nationally recognized leaders in the field of pediatric cancer.
26-Apr-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Drinking Affects Mouth Bacteria Linked to Diseases

When compared with nondrinkers, men and women who had one or more alcoholic drinks per day had an overabundance of oral bacteria linked to gum disease, some cancers, and heart disease. By contrast, drinkers had fewer bacteria known to check the...
18-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dr. Steven Galetta Recognized For Lifetime Achievement in Neurologic Education

Steven L. Galetta, MD, the Philip K. Moskowitz, MD Professor and Chair of Neurology at NYU Langone Health, has been awarded the 2018 A.B. Baker Award for Lifetime Achievement in Neurological Education by the American Academy of Neurology for his...
23-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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World Renowned Surgeon and Researcher to Lead New Pancreatic Cancer Center at NYU Langone

NYU Langone Medical Center has announced that internationally recognized surgeon and scientist Diane M. Simeone, MD, will join its Perlmutter Cancer Center on March 1 to serve as associate director for translational research and to lead its newly...
9-Jan-2017 10:30 AM EST

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National Leader in Mood Disorders Research and Clinical Care Bolsters NYU Langone’s Psychiatry Department

Dan Iofifescu, MD, MSc, a clinician-scientist specializing in mood disorders, has been recruited to the Psychiatry faculty at NYU Langone Medical Center, furthering the department’s national reputation in diagnosing and managing depression and...
3-Jan-2017 10:30 AM EST

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Renowned Lung Cancer Expert to Join NYU Langone as Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology

The Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center has named noted clinician-scientist Kwok-Kin Wong, MD, PhD, as its new Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology.
3-Oct-2016 9:00 AM EDT

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

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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

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