New York’s Program for Jewish Genetic Health and Montefiore Health System Partner to Offer Subsidized Genetic Testing for the Three Ashkenazi Jewish BRCA Founder Mutations
New York metropolitan area Ashkenazi Jewish women and men aged 25 and older can now opt to undergo testing for the three common Ashkenazi Jewish BRCA founder mutations at a fraction of the commercial price, thanks to a new, philanthropy-based...
21-Jan-2015 9:30 AM EST
Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System Name New Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health
Sharmila Makhija, M.D., M.B.A., has been named professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System. An internationally-recognized expert in cancer...
19-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST
Montefiore-Einstein Investigators Present Research at 2014 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
Montefiore and Einstein investigators to present new research at the ASH Annual Meeting on therapeutic options for disorders like thrombosis and diseases such as childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and sickle cell disease.
4-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST
Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care Receives Avon Foundation Grant to Support Its B.O.L.D. Buddies
Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care and the NCI-designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center announced receipt of a $100,000 grant from the Avon Foundation to support the Bronx Oncology Living Daily Buddy Patient Navigation Program.
20-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST
New Data Suggest Little Benefit of Adding Heart Valve Repair to Bypass Surgery in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease
The addition of mitral valve (MV) repair (a valve of the heart) to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), a type of open-heart surgery, did not result in significant benefit to the patient and was associated with increased risk of neurological...
18-Nov-2014 12:50 PM EST
Montefiore Dietitians Share Tips on How to Keep Kids Active and Healthy This Winter
17-Nov-2014 4:00 PM EST
Montefiore Medical Center received a $3.5 million grant as part of the $10 million Health Care Innovation Award from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services to identify, diagnose and treat people with hepatitis C (HCV).
13-Nov-2014 11:30 AM EST
Einstein-Montefiore Investigators Present Aging Research at Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Scientific Conference
Einstein and Montefiore to present new research that reveals a genotype that can predict survival and risk factors for cognitive impairment.
30-Oct-2014 12:45 PM EDT
Leading Breast Cancer Docs & Breast Cancer Survivors Available for Interviews on Screening, Treatment and Support Trends #Breastcancerawarenessmonth
30-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Kari Collins, Ph.D., director of mental health services at the Montefiore School Health Program shares advice for parents on how to ease kids into the new school year.
12-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT
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24-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT
This winter has been one of the coldest on record, but spring allergy season is already beginning and it’s time for sufferers to start preparing now. An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, which are commonly called hay fever.
10-Mar-2014 1:50 PM EDT
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As summer comes to a close, kids head back to school and preparation for fall begins, don’t’ forget to consider fall allergies. An estimated 35 million Americans suffer from allergies, which in the fall begin in late August and peak in...
10-Sep-2013 10:00 AM EDT