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Natural Gut Viruses Join Bacterial Cousins in Maintaining Health and Fighting Infections

Microbiologists at NYU Langone Medical Center say they have what may be the first strong evidence that the natural presence of viruses in the gut — or what they call the ‘virome’ — plays a health-maintenance and infection-fighting role...
13-Nov-2014 11:20 AM EST

Songbirds Help Scientists Develop Cooling Technique to Safely Map the Human Brain

A new diagnostic technique — resulting from monitoring thousands of courtship calls from songbirds — can be used to safely map the human brain during complex neurosurgery, according to research from Neuroscientists at NYU Langone Medical Center...
12-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

A Mother's Soothing Presence Makes Pain Go Away – and Changes Gene Activity in the Infant Brain

A mother’s “TLC” not only can help soothe pain in infants, but it may also impact early brain development by altering gene activity in a part of the brain involved in emotions, according to new study from NYU Langone Medical Center.
12-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

Calorie-Restricting Diets Slow Aging, Study Finds

Neuroscientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have shown that calorie-reduced diets stop the normal rise and fall in activity levels of close to 900 different genes linked to aging and memory formation in the brain.
12-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

New Tool Could Help Reshape the Limits of Synthetic Biology

NYU Langone yeast geneticists report they have developed a novel tool — dubbed “the telomerator” — that could redefine the limits of synthetic biology and advance how successfully living things can be engineered or constructed in the...
3-Nov-2014 10:05 AM EST

For Returning Veterans Suffering From Both Mental Health and Substance Abuse Challenges, Treatment Can Be Found Under One Roof

Addressing the dual diagnosis of mental health and substance abuse is the focus of a new program of NYU Langone Medical Center’s Steven & Alexandra Cohen Military Family Clinic, a major component of the hospital’s Steven & Alexandra Cohen...
30-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Innovative Study Utilizing Video Games Shows Sleep Apnea May Affect Memory of Everyday Events

Sleep apnea may affect your ability to form new spatial memories, such as remembering where you parked your car, new research led by NYU Langone Medical Center sleep specialists suggests. The study, published online Oct. 29 in Journal of...
29-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Benjamin G. Neel, MD, PhD, Named Director of the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center

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Internationally renowned cancer biologist Benjamin Neel, MD, PhD, has been named Director of the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center. Dr. Neel will officially...
23-Oct-2014 10:40 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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