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Researchers Find Boosting Depression-Causing Mechanisms in the Brain Increases Resilience, Surprisingly

New research uncovers a conceptually novel approach to treating depression. Instead of dampening neuron firing found with stress-induced depression, researchers demonstrated for the first time that further activating these neurons opens a new avenue...
4/14/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Intravenously Administered Ketamine Shown to Reduce Symptoms of Chronic Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Researchers from Mount Sinai Demonstrate Proof of Concept for New, Rapidly-Acting Pharmacotherapy for Treatment of PTSD
4/16/2014 5:00 PM EDT

Cardio-Oncology Clinic Established at The Mount Sinai Hospital

Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital.
4/15/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Intranasal Ketamine Confers Rapid Antidepressant Effect in Depression

A research team from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published the first controlled evidence showing that an intranasal ketamine spray conferred an unusually rapid antidepressant effect –within 24 hours—and was well tolerated in...
4/8/2014 11:00 AM EDT

New President of Association of Black Cardiologists is Icilma Fergus, MD, of The Mount Sinai Hospital

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The new President of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) is Icilma V. Fergus, MD, Director of the Cardiovascular Disparities at Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital.
4/4/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Mark G. Lebwohl, MD, Named President-Elect of the American Academy of Dermatology

Mark G. Lebwohl, MD, was named President-elect of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) during the last day of the annual meeting on March 25. The AAD is the world’s largest dermatologic society, representing more than 17,000 physicians...
3/27/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Integrated Medical Foundation Honors Ash Tewari, MBBS, MCh, with the Physician Blue Ribbon Award

Ash Tewari, MBBS, MCh, Kyung Hyun Kim, MD Chair in Urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Chairman, Milton and Carroll Petrie Department of Urology at the Mount Sinai Hospital, was the recipient of the Physician Blue Ribbon Award at...
3/21/2014 9:30 AM EDT

9/11 Linked to Two Heart Disease Culprits: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Mount Sinai researchers have linked high levels of exposure to inhaled particulate matter by first responders at Ground Zero to the risk of obstructed sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), both conditions that may impact...
3/20/2014 3:30 PM EDT

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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...
1/30/2014 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.
9/4/2013 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.
8/28/2013 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...
4/27/2012 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.
4/25/2012 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.
8/28/2009 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...
2/27/2009 1:00 PM EST

Artificial Turf Fields: Experts Weigh in on Potential Dangers

As spring approaches, many parents around the country are concerned about the wide scale use of artificial turf fields on school grounds and in parks properties. While the recognized benefits include the potential for increased use and thereby...
2/27/2009 1:00 PM EST

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