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Neuroimaging Technique Identifies Concussion-Related Brain Disease in Living Brain

An experimental positron emission tomography (PET) tracer is effective in diagnosing concussion-related brain disease while a person is still alive, according to a case study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and at Molecular...
16-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Radiation Therapy Improves Survival in Patients with Early-Stage Hodgkin’s Disease

Standard of care treatment for early-stage Hodgkin’s Disease has included combined therapy of chemotherapy followed by radiation therapy (RT), but use of RT has not been universal. The purpose of this large-scale study was to examine the...
15-Sep-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Awarded $1.1 Million Grant to Investigate Kidney and Heart Disease in 9/11 WTC Responders

Researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have received a $1.1 million grant from the World Trade Center Health Program to study the risks of kidney and heart disease among Ground Zero first-responders and volunteers exposed to the...
11-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Center to Find Drug Combinations that Reduce Side Effects

The center’s first mission will be to find FDA-approved drugs that reduce side effects when paired with hundreds of leading drugs against common, deadly diseases.
11-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Jessica Alba and Mount Sinai Leadership Open The Honest Company Ultra Clean Room

Gold standard for evaluating impact of chemicals on children’s health.
10-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

New Study Examines Impact of Violent Media on the Brain

Exposure to violence has a different effect on people with aggressive traits
9-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

New Polypill Increases Heart Attack Patients’ Medication Adherence

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New research shows a novel polypill increases patient adherence to treatment following a myocardial infarction (MI) or heart attack, according to new study results reported at the European Society of Cardiology’s ESC Congress 2014 in Barcelona,...
1-Sep-2014 7:00 AM EDT

Acing the Menu: Mount Sinai Experts Offer Healthy Tips While Eating Out at Tennis Matches

Experts from The Mount Sinai Hospital offer smart-eating strategies that will keep you healthy and fully satisfied while watching the matches.
22-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Mount Sinai Experts Offer Tips on Early Detection and Screening

11-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts Offer New Hope for Prostate Cancer Patients

Holistic approach to disease prevention, treatment and detection
8-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Know Your Body: Know Your Risk

Ovarian cancer is the fourth leading cause of death in American women, with about 22,000 diagnosed and 14,000 dying from the disease each year. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month and Mount Sinai experts are sharing tips on prevention.
25-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

How to Stay Healthy This Memorial Day Weekend—Mount Sinai Health System Experts Offer Important Tips on Having a Healthy and Safe Holiday

Mount Sinai Health System Experts Offer Important Tips on Having a Healthy and Safe Memorial Day Holiday
16-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts Share Tips for Prostate Cancer Prevention and New Advancements in Treatment and Detection

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 230,000 new cases are diagnosed annually. Overall, the five-year survival rate is 100 percent for men with the...
30-Jan-2014 2:00 PM EST

Back to School, Back to Heart Health: How to Protect Your Child's Heart from Obesity

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Valentin Fuster, MD, PHD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, has an extreme interest in striking out the obesity epidemic and helping parents prevent its negative impact on their children's cardiovascular health.
4-Sep-2013 5:00 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts Share Tips for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month and Mount Sinai experts are sharing tips on prevention.
28-Aug-2013 3:20 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts and Patients Share Their Skin Cancer Tips and Stories for Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Melanoma Monday

Since May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Melanoma Monday is May 7, Mount Sinai experts are sharing tips on prevention and insight on the new FDA labeling requirements on sunscreen. Patients are also available to discuss their experience with...
27-Apr-2012 11:45 AM EDT

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