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Mount Sinai Scientists and International Team Shed New Light on Schizophrenia in Largest Genomic Study Published to Date

As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have helped identify over 100 locations in the human genome associated with the risk of developing schizophrenia, in the largest genomic...
22-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Common Gene Variants Account for Most of the Genetic Risk for Autism

Heritability trumps spontaneous glitches, environment
18-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Celebrates Prestigious Magnet Designation

The Mount Sinai Hospital announced today it has received its third consecutive Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
17-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Beth Israel First in New York State to be Certified in Shoulder Replacement and Spinal Fusion Surgery by The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission has re-certified Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in hip replacement, knee replacement, shoulder replacement and spinal fusion surgery in their Disease-Specific Care Certification Program.
17-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Preventing Heart Disease in New York City Children and their Caregivers

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Mount Sinai Heart at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has been awarded a $3.8 million grant by the American Heart Association (AHA) to promote cardiovascular health among high-risk New York City children, and their parents, living in Harlem...
15-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT

The Mount Sinai Hospital Achieves Honor Roll Status, Ranked 16th in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report

By earning “top rankings” in six out of 16 medical specialties, The Mount Sinai Hospital achieved “Honor Roll” status in this year’s U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guidebook.
15-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Gene Mutation May Lead to Treatment for Liver Cancer

Two genetic mutations in liver cells may drive tumor formation in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA), the second most common form of liver cancer
8-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Variations in Key Gene Predict Cancer Patients’ Risk for Radiation-Induced Toxicity

Key genetic variants may affect how cancer patients respond to radiation treatments
8-Jul-2014 10:25 AM EDT

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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

New Guidelines Assert That Daily Preventive Therapies Significantly Reduce Migraines

Dr. Mark Green, director of the Headache Center at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, provides insight into new guidelines released by the American Academy of Neurology on migraine treatments.
25-Apr-2012 8:30 AM EDT

Expert Available for Healthy Eating

Rebecca Solomon is the Nutrition Coordinator of the Program for Surgical Weight Loss at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
28-Aug-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Seasonal Allergies Expert

Seasonal allergies follow the growth cycle of plants. Beginning in early March, the common allergies come from tree pollen, and by late April or early May, grass begins to pollinate. These allergies last until July and then the next round begins...
27-Feb-2009 1:00 PM EST

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