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Released: 26-May-2020 11:45 AM EDT
Health System in Pandemic Epicenter Identifies Outcomes and New Risk Factors of Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19
NYU Langone Health

A team of investigators at NYU Langone Health determined that just over half of 5,279 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 were hospitalized -- and nearly a quarter of those hospitalized died or were discharged to hospice, including 60 percent who required ventilators.

Released: 20-May-2020 2:10 PM EDT
Covid-19 Patients May Have Lower Stroke Rates Than Previously Suggested
NYU Langone Health

Fewer people than previously reported suffer from stroke as a result of COVID-19, a new analysis finds. However, strokes that accompany the pandemic virus, SARS-CoV-2, appear to be more severe.

Newswise: Renowned Bioethicist Co-Chairs Effort to Help Cities Safely Reopen Sports and Recreation Amidst Pandemic
Released: 14-May-2020 10:45 AM EDT
Renowned Bioethicist Co-Chairs Effort to Help Cities Safely Reopen Sports and Recreation Amidst Pandemic
NYU Langone Health

Arthur L. Caplan, PhD, the Drs. William F and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor of Bioethics at NYU Langone Health and the founding director of the Division of Medical Ethics in the Department of Population Health, is co-chairing a newly-created United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) Advisory Panel on Sports, Recreation, and Health.

Newswise:Video Embedded celiac-disease-linked-to-common-chemical-pollutants
6-May-2020 11:20 AM EDT
Celiac Disease Linked to Common Chemical Pollutants
NYU Langone Health

Elevated blood levels of toxic chemicals found in pesticides, nonstick cookware, and fire retardants have been tied to an increased risk for celiac disease in young people, new research shows.

Newswise: Chief Science Officer at NYU Langone Health Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Released: 5-May-2020 3:00 PM EDT
Chief Science Officer at NYU Langone Health Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
NYU Langone Health

Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD, executive vice president and vice dean for science and chief scientific officer at NYU Langone Health, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Released: 30-Apr-2020 11:10 AM EDT
Telemedicine Transforms Response to COVID-19 Pandemic in Disease Epicenter
NYU Langone Health

A rapid increase in “virtual” visits during the COVID-19 pandemic could transform the way physicians provide care in the United States going forward, according to a new study led by researchers from NYU Grossman School of Medicine.

Released: 29-Apr-2020 11:00 AM EDT
Clinical Trial To Test Blood Plasma from Recovered Patients as Treatment for COVID-19 Disease
NYU Langone Health

A clinical trial now underway is looking at whether blood plasma donated by people recovered from 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) could be used to treat other people with the pandemic virus.

9-Apr-2020 9:40 AM EDT
NYU Langone Scientists Tracking Genetic Evolution of Coronavirus in New York City
NYU Langone Health

As of April 9, NYU Grossman School of Medicine researchers had determined the genetic code for COVID-19 virus taken from 91 New York City patients during the current pandemic, the researchers say.

Released: 6-Apr-2020 11:05 AM EDT
NYU Langone Health Develops Novel Tracheostomy Approach to Improve Patient Care and Reduce Risk of “Super-Spreading” Procedures
NYU Langone Health

Physicians at NYU Langone Health have developed a newer and perhaps safer approach to tracheostomy that addresses two important challenges: improve care for COVID-19 patients who require prolonged intubation and ventilator support, and reduce “super-spreading” events that pose a risk to healthcare workers.

Released: 25-Mar-2020 4:20 PM EDT
School’s Out: How Parents Can Meet the Challenge During the COVID-19 Pandemic
NYU Langone Health

Experts from NYU Langone’s Child Study Center offer tips for parents to help guide their children during the 2019 coronavirus disease pandemic.

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