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Enzyme Hyaluronidase Shows Promise as Treatment for Muscle Stiffness Caused by Brain Injury


A naturally occurring enzyme called hyaluronidase may be an effective alternative treatment for spasticity, or muscle stiffness, a disabling condition in people who have had a stroke or other brain injury. That is the finding of a study from NYU...
26-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Protein Complex Essential to Creating Healthy Blood Cells

A group of proteins best known for helping to activate all mammalian genes has been found to play a particularly commanding role in the natural development of specialized stem cells into healthy blood cells, a process known as hematopoiesis.
23-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Antibiotic Treatment Increased Risk for Type 1 Diabetes in Animal Study


In doses equivalent to those used regularly in human children, antibiotics changed the mix of gut microbes in young mice to dramatically increase their risk for type 1 diabetes.
18-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New MRI Technique Sheds Technology’s Longtime Limits

A new technology creates images resolved enough to enable consistent diagnoses across populations for the first time.
16-Aug-2016 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU Lutheran Provides Cutting-Edge Cardiac Care for Little Ones on the Way

On top of offering sound advice, NYU Lutheran also provides pregnant women with important clinical information about their pregnancies — using the most advanced ultrasound technology to assess how their baby is developing inside the womb.
10-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU Lutheran Surgeon Returns to His Roots – To Help Treat Colon and Rectal Cancer in Brooklyn


Brooklyn has always been home to Josef A. Shehebar, MD, FACS, FASCRS. When he was recruited recently by NYU Lutheran to expand and grow the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Dr. Shehebar couldn't pass up the opportunity to work in the borough...
4-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Advances in Robotic Surgery Now Offered in Brooklyn by NYU Lutheran


Among the first clinical upgrades at NYU Lutheran since joining the NYU Langone Health System has been the installation of the da Vinci surgical system, one of the most advanced technologies used in robot-assisted surgery.
25-Jul-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital of New York at NYU Langone Leading Important Partnerships with Children, Families & Healthcare Professionals

Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital of New York at NYU Langone experts present novel approaches to family-centered care at international conference.
22-Jul-2016 12:00 PM 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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