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Brain Imaging Helps Redefine Intelligence

NYU Langone study offers the first solid evidence that functional MRI scans of brain entropy are a new means to understanding human intelligence.
13-Feb-2018 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Perlmutter Cancer Center Names New Director of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Paul E. Oberstein, MD, a nationally renowned clinician-scientist, will join NYU Langone Health and its Perlmutter Cancer Center on March 1 as director of Gastrointestinal (GI) Medical Oncology and assistant director of its recently established...
6-Feb-2018 9:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Diabetes Management Greatly Improved in High-Risk Ethnic Population through Community-Based Program

An ethnic population at high risk for Type 2 diabetes achieved significant control of the disease through participation in community-based health programs, according to a randomized controlled trial published January 31 by researchers at NYU School...
31-Jan-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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NYU Langone Health Launches New Lung Transplant Program

The Transplant Institute at NYU Langone Health launches new lung transplant program.
29-Jan-2018 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Who Uses Phone Apps to Track Sleep Habits? Mostly the Healthy and Wealthy in U.S.

The profile of most Americans who use popular mobile phone apps that track sleep habits is that they are relatively affluent, claim to eat well, and say they are in good health, even if some of them tend to smoke.
9-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Heart Transplant Program Launched at NYU Langone Health

NYU Langone launches a new heart transplant program.
11-Dec-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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“Green” Cataract Surgery Model Drastically Reduces Environmental Footprint

Faculty at NYU School of Medicine report that a healthcare center in India's model for cataract surgery emits 96 percent less carbon than in the United Kingdom -- and a likely even greater savings in the United States -- while yielding comparable or...
1-Dec-2017 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Lithium Chloride Blunts Brain Damage Linked to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

A single dose of lithium chloride, a drug used to treat bipolar disease and aggression, blocks the sleep disturbances, memory loss, and learning problems tied to fetal alcohol syndrome, new experiments in mice show.
5-Dec-2017 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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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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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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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

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

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

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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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

Patience and compliance remains key to treating acne successfully, says the chairman of dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center, an expert in adolescent skin conditions.
17-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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