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Stress-Related Inflammation May Increase Risk for Depression

Preexisting differences in the sensitivity of a key part of each individual’s immune system to stress confer a greater risk of developing stress-related depression or anxiety
20-Oct-2014 2:05 PM EDT

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai Hosts Unveiling of New Super Hero Dedicated to Children with Hearing Loss

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On Saturday, October 18, 2014, the Ear Institute at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) will host an unveiling event by the Children’s Hearing Institute (CHI) and Marvel Custom Solutions to reveal the identity of a new girl...
17-Oct-2014 10:30 AM EDT

Genetic Defect Links Rare Infections to Autoimmune Diseases

A team led by researchers at The Rockefeller University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has explained the function of key immune protein and solved an international medical mystery, according to a letter published this week in the...
15-Oct-2014 4:55 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Study Results Argue for Expanded Obstetric Quality of Care Measures

Rates of birth complications for mothers and newborns varied substantially between hospitals and were not correlated with performance measures designed to assess quality of obstetric care
15-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Mount Sinai a Lead Site in NIH-Funded Rare Diseases Consortium Studying Autism and Intellectual Disability

10-institution study seeks to pilot new treatment approaches
15-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Mount Sinai First to Use New Drug-Coated Balloon Catheter to Open Blocked Leg Arteries

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The Mount Sinai Hospital is first in the United States to use the first and only FDA-approved, drug-coated balloon to open blocked arteries in the leg.
14-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Cell Discovery Challenges Dogma on How Fetus Develops; Holds Insights for Liver Cancer and Regeneration

A Mount Sinai-led research team has discovered a new kind of stem cell that can become either a liver cell or a cell that lines liver blood vessels, according to a study published today in the journal Stem Cell Reports.
14-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Center to Seek New Therapeutics by Integrating Gene, Protein Databases

A Mount Sinai research team has received a $20 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to create a center that will integrate databases and build computer models that glean new insights on how human cells react to drugs and toxins.
10-Oct-2014 4:45 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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