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New Study Shows Physician-Targeted Marketing is Associated with Increase in Opioid Overdose Deaths

New research from NYU School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center published online January 18 in JAMA Network Open shows that increased marketing of opioid products to physicians -- from consulting fees to free meals -- is associated with higher...
16-Jan-2019 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Survey Questions Cancer Doctors’ Awareness of LGBTQ Issues

Most oncologists say they don’t know enough about how to treat patients with differences in sexual orientation or identity, but most are also interested in learning more, a new study finds.
15-Jan-2019 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Analytic Model to Better Identify Patients Likely to Develop PTSD

New findings from an international research team led by psychiatrists at NYU School of Medicine show that a newly-developed analytic model can predict soon after a shocking or scary event – and with significant accuracy -- the likelihood of...
11-Jan-2019 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Experimental Stem Cell Therapy Speeds Up Wound Healing in Diabetes

The healing of wounded skin in diabetes can be sped up by more than 50 percent using injections of stem cells taken from bone marrow, a new study in mice shows.
3-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Combination Immunotherapy Shows High Activity Against Recurrent Hodgkin Lymphoma

A new combination of three drugs that harness the body’s immune system is safe and effective, destroying most cancer cells in 95 percent of patients with recurrent Hodgkin lymphoma, according to the results of an early-phase study.
27-Nov-2018 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Studies Suggest that Immunotherapy Adds Punch to Earlier Attempts to Treat Recurrent Non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin Lymphoma

New drugs that harness the body’s immune system to destroy cancer cells appear to increase the effectiveness of later drug therapies for non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin lymphoma patients, new research suggests. This happens, scientists say, even for...
27-Nov-2018 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

NYU Langone Health Performs Its Second Face Transplant

This past January 2018, a surgical team from NYU Langone Health performed its second face transplant, replacing much of the upper, mid, and lower face and jaws of a 26-year-old man from California. NYU Langone Health is one of only a handful of...
28-Nov-2018 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Regrow Hair on Wounded Skin

By stirring crosstalk among skin cells that form the roots of hair, researchers report they have regrown hair strands on damaged skin. The findings better explain why hair does not normally grow on wounded skin, and may help in the search for better...
28-Nov-2018 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Rusk Rehabilitation Launches Specialized Program to Optimize Quality of Life in Cancer Survivors

Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health has opened a new specialized program to address the complex rehabilitative needs of individuals with cancer, with a principal goal of helping them re-establish optimal function during and following...
23-May-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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World Renowned Surgeon and Researcher to Lead New Pancreatic Cancer Center at NYU Langone

NYU Langone Medical Center has announced that internationally recognized surgeon and scientist Diane M. Simeone, MD, will join its Perlmutter Cancer Center on March 1 to serve as associate director for translational research and to lead its newly...
9-Jan-2017 10:30 AM EST

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National Leader in Mood Disorders Research and Clinical Care Bolsters NYU Langone’s Psychiatry Department

Dan Iofifescu, MD, MSc, a clinician-scientist specializing in mood disorders, has been recruited to the Psychiatry faculty at NYU Langone Medical Center, furthering the department’s national reputation in diagnosing and managing depression and...
3-Jan-2017 10:30 AM EST

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Renowned Lung Cancer Expert to Join NYU Langone as Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology

The Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center has named noted clinician-scientist Kwok-Kin Wong, MD, PhD, as its new Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology.
3-Oct-2016 9:00 AM EDT

Racial, Ethnic Disparities Seen in Smoking Rates, Related Illnesses

April is National Minority Health Month, and one of the most significant health issues minorities face is disproportionate rates of smoking and health-related illnesses. At NYC Treats Tobacco, we are committed to ending health disparities. We have...
14-Apr-2015 2:35 PM EDT

Don’t Let Daylight Savings Disrupt Your Child’s Sleep

Setting clocks forward this Daylight Savings Time may lead to your kids to be sleepy. Sanjeev Kothare, MD, has tips to ensure sleep isn’t disrupted.
3-Mar-2015 11:00 AM EST

Give the Gift of a Healthier Heart

The heart is a symbol of love, and there’s no better way to say “I love you” than to help someone you love quit smoking. February is American Heart Month, and New York City Treats Tobacco wants you take steps towards a healthier heart by...
11-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

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NYU Langone Skin Expert Offers Best Practices for Ingrown Hair or “Razor Bumps”

Nada Elbuluk, MD, MSc, from the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center, offers practical advice and treatment options for dealing with ingrown hair, also known as "razor bumps."
28-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

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