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Making Waves with Robotic Ultrasound Between New York and Chicago


A new clinical trial is testing the feasibility and efficiency of a doctor in New York City remotely performing long-distance, tele-robotic ultrasound exams over the Internet on patients in Chicago.
23-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Scientists Find Unprecedented Microbial Diversity in Isolated Amazonian Tribe Previously Unexposed to Antibiotics or Processed Foods

Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine, collaborating with a multicenter team of U.S. and Venezuelan researchers, have discovered the most diverse collection of bacteria yet in humans among an isolated tribe of Yanomami Amerindians in the...
17-Apr-2015 2:00 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Health System Names Dr. Sean P. Pinney Director of Heart Failure and Transplantation


Mount Sinai Health System has appointed Sean P. Pinney, MD, to the new position of Director of Heart Failure and Transplantation for the Mount Sinai Health System.
16-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Albert L. Siu, MD, Appointed Chair of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Albert L. Siu, M.D., M.S.P.H., Ellen and Howard C. Katz Chairman, professor of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai was appointed Chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task...
10-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Stem Cell Disease Model Clarifies Bone Cancer Trigger

Using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), a team led by Mount Sinai researchers has gained new insight into genetic changes that may turn a well known anti-cancer signaling gene into a driver of risk for bone cancers.
3-Apr-2015 1:00 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Receives $8.8 Million Grant to Further Stem Cell Research

An $8.8 million grant from the New York State Stem Cell Science Program will accelerate efforts by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to develop new stem-cell-based treatments for chemotherapy-resistant blood cancer and other genetic blood...
7-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai Opens New Laser Vision Correction Center


New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) has opened a new state-of-the-art laser vision correction facility as part of comprehensive ophthalmology services at the hospital. The Laser Vision Correction Center at NYEE is the only...
7-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

New Blood Signature Analysis May Help Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease Earlier (PD)

A new blood test may more accurately identify blood signatures, or biomarkers, for Parkinson’s disease (PD), according to a new study published in the journal Movement Disorders.
6-Apr-2015 8:00 AM EDT

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Mount Sinai Health System Experts Share Skin Cancer Tips and Patient Stories for Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Melanoma Monday

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with one in five Americans developing it over the course of their lives.
21-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts and Patients Share Their Tips and Stories for Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week®

Tongue Cancer Survivor and Basketball Legend Donnie Walsh Urges Public to Attend Free Local Screenings Scheduled at Mount Sinai Health System
7-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Keeping Kidney Stones Away: Doctors from the Mount Sinai Health System Discuss Risk Factors for Kidney Stones and Tips for Preventing Them

March is Kidney Awareness month, and physicians from the Mount Sinai Health System are available to discuss risk factors associated with kidney stones and ways to prevent them.
4-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EST

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

To observe Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month, experts at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) and the Mount Sinai Health System are offering prevention tips and raising awareness of options for early detection...
2-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Mount Sinai Experts Share Facts and Care Tips During Glaucoma Awareness Month


5-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung cancer accounts for more annual deaths than colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. It is the number one cancer killer of women. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2014, approximately 224,110 new cases of lung cancer will be...
6-Nov-2014 4:00 PM EST

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

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