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School’s Out: How Parents Can Meet the Challenge During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Experts from NYU Langone’s Child Study Center offer tips for parents to help guide their children during the 2019 coronavirus disease pandemic.
25-Mar-2020 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

3D Genetic Structure in Blood Cancer Important Beyond DNA Code Changes

Children with aggressive blood cancers have differences — not just in the DNA code of their blood cells — but also in the heavily twisted protein superstructure that controls access to genes.
19-Mar-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Melanoma Is Killing Fewest Americans in Decades

Advances in treatment have led to the largest yearly declines in deaths due to melanoma ever recorded for this skin cancer, results of a new study suggest.
16-Mar-2020 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Newfound Cell Defense System Features Toxin-Isolating “Sponges”

A “decoy” mechanism has been found in human and animal cells to protect them from potentially dangerous toxins released by foreign invaders, such as bacteria.
2-Mar-2020 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Medication Treatments Led to 80 Percent Lower Risk of Fatal Overdose for Patients with Opioid Use Disorder than Medication-free Treatments

Patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) receiving treatment with opioid agonists (medications such as methadone or buprenorphine) had an 80 percent lower risk of dying from an opioid overdose compared to patients in treatment without the use of...
25-Feb-2020 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cannabis Use Among Older Adults has Increased 75 Percent Since 2015

Cannabis use continues to increase in popularity among adults 65 years of age and older in the United States, according to a new study from NYU Grossman School of Medicine.
24-Feb-2020 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Well-Known Hematologist-Oncologist Leads Perlmutter Cancer Center’s New Location in Sunset Park, Expanding Care to Brooklyn Residents

NYU Langone hematologist-oncologist Dr. Rami K. Daya is leading renowned cancer experts at Perlmutter Cancer Center’s new Sunset Park location.
3-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Antianxiety and Antidepressant Effects from a Single Dose of Psychedelic Drug Persist Years Later in Cancer Patients

Following up on their landmark 2016 study, researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine found that a one-time, single-dose treatment of psilocybin, a compound found in psychedelic mushrooms, combined with psychotherapy appears to be associated...
21-Jan-2020 10:45 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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