A protein implicated in several cancers appears to play a pivotal role in keeping stem cells in an immature “pluripotent” state, according to a new study by NYU Langone Medical Center scientists.
24-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT
NYU Langone Medical Center scientists have found a way to boost dramatically the efficiency of the process for turning adult cells into so-called pluripotent stem cells by combining three well-known compounds, including vitamin C.
16-Sep-2014 11:15 AM EDT
Brain Imaging Research Pinpoints Neurobiological Basis for Key Symptoms Associated with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Like Listlessness and Emotional Detachment in Trauma Victims
In a novel brain-imaging study among trauma victims, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have linked an opioid receptor in the brain -- associated with emotions -- to a narrow cluster of trauma symptoms, including sadness, emotional...
15-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT
“Compassionate Use” and Other Means of Accessing Unproven and Unapproved Treatments Could Impact Long-Term Medical Benefits
Patients facing death or irreversible disease progression – most of whom have exhausted all approved treatment options -- sometimes seek access to unapproved and unproven interventions. This type of access, often referred to as “compassionate...
16-Sep-2014 11:15 AM EDT
Scientists Identify the Master Regulator of Cells' Heat Shock Response, Pointing to New Potential Targets for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Cancer
Heat shock proteins protect the molecules in all human and animal cells with factors that regulate their production and work as thermostats. In new research published Sept. 16 in the journal eLife, scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center and...
15-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Alzheimer’s disease experts at NYU Langone Medical Center and elsewhere are reporting success in specifically harnessing a mouse’s immune system to attack and remove the buildup of toxic proteins in the brain that are markers of the deadly...
8-Sep-2014 9:40 AM EDT
Despite US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for screening and treating obesity, there are many barriers, several of which may be ameliorated through technological approaches according to a new study by researchers at NYU Langone...
29-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT
NYU Langone Medical Center to Lead Research to Develop Breath Test for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
NYU Langone Medical Center will lead a new clinical initiative -- funded by a $225,000 grant from The National Institutes of Health -- to determine a breath test’s effectiveness to identify volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in human breath that...
25-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT
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
30-Apr-2013 2:40 PM EDT
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—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
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 research news about skin, lung, and brain cancers.
4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT
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