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Prominent Cardiovascular & Renal Disease Expert Named Director of Nephrology at NYU Langone Health

David Charytan, MD, renowned expert in cardio-renal disease, named new division director of nephrology at NYU Langone.
13-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

RIP1 Kinase Identified as Promising Therapeutic Target in Pancreatic Cancer

An experimental drug may be effective against a deadly form of pancreatic cancer when used in combination with other immune-boosting therapies, according to a cover study publishing online Nov. 12 in Cancer Cell.
8-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Experimental Drug More Effective in Treating Rare Kidney Disease

Results of a phase II clinical trial show that novel drug sparsentan is an effective treatment for the rare kidney disease focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), which currently has no FDA-approved therapies.
24-Oct-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Faith-Based Intervention Successful at Managing Hypertension in Black Communities, New Study Finds

Lifestyle intervention delivered in churches by community-based health workers led to a significant reduction in blood pressure among African Americans compared to health education alone, according to a study led by researchers at NYU School of...
3-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Geriatrics Research Demonstrates the Feasibility, and the Promise, of Care Based On Patient Priorities

Researchers from NYU School of Medicine, along with a national group of researchers, clinicians, policymakers, payers, patients, caregivers and healthcare system representatives designed and piloted Patient Priorities Care (PPC).
3-Oct-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Risk of Hospital Readmission High for “Broken Heart” Syndrome

Patients with “broken heart” syndrome still face considerable risk of hospital readmission and in-hospital death.
2-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Prominent Hand Surgeon Joins NYU Langone Health To Spearhead Orthopedic Innovation

Thomas J. Graham, MD, one of the nation’s most respected hand surgeons and health care innovators, recently joined the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU Langone Health as Director of Strategy and Innovation. Dr. Graham also is serving as...
2-Oct-2018 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Psychiatrists Work to Alleviate the Mental Health Burden of Discrimination and Hate Crimes

With reports of discrimination and hate crimes on the rise, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals say they feel compelled to retool their practices as “safe spaces” where they can better attend to the needs of traumatized patients.
2-Oct-2018 12:05 AM EDT 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


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


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


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


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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