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Close Monitoring of Renal Tumors May Provide Alternative to Surgery

In patients likely to have surgery, close, active monitoring of small renal tumors confined to the kidneys is associated with low rates of tumor growth or death
21-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Mount Sinai Launches Artificial Pancreas Research Study

A newly launched clinical research study at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is examining whether an artificial pancreas (AP) can prevent too low blood sugar levels or hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) as they sleep....
21-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Mount Sinai Health System and UC San Diego Partner to Promote Innovation in Emergency Medical Services

The Mount Sinai Health System today announced the launch of its “Promoting Innovations in Emergency Medical Services” project, in collaboration with University of California, San Diego Health System.
7-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

January is Thyroid Awareness Month

Thyroid disease affects approximately 200 million people worldwide, and if left undiagnosed and untreated it can cause conditions such depression, tremors, muscle weakness and constant fatigue.
5-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Test Predicts Response to Early Treatment for Dangerous Complication of Stem Cells Transplants Used in Leukemia Patients

A new test may reveal which patients will respond to treatment for graft versus host disease (GVHD).
20-Dec-2014 5:00 PM EST

Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute Appoints New Surgical Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplant

The Mount Sinai Health System is pleased to announce that Ron Shapiro, MD, is the new surgical director of the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program at The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute.
19-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Study Identifies 53 Approved Drugs that May Block Ebola Infection

Researchers found 53 existing drugs that may keep the Ebola virus from entering human cells, a key step in the process of infection.
17-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Gift to Mount Sinai Health System Establishes Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer’s Disease

Center Dedicated to Alzheimer’s Disease Research
16-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

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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

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


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

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