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On the origin of congenital limb deficiency

David R. Hootnick, M.D., reveals clinical evidence that most human congenital long bone deficiencies of lower limbs are the result of downstream effects of embryonic arterial dysgenesis, similar to that of thalidomide embryopathy; such limb...
6-Jun-2023 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Findings of large clinical trial has major implications for the treatment of small-cell lung cancer.

The largest trial in limited-stage small cell lung cancer ever suggests similar outcomes and long-term survival in patients treated with twice-a-day versus once-a-day radiotherapy.
31-Jan-2023 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Non-Medical Use of Prescription Amphetamines Adds to Risk of Hospitalization, Potentially Fatal Outcomes, According to Analysis of Poison Control Center Data

Analysis of calls to poison control centers by people misusing or abusing amphetamines, usually prescribed for ADHD, via IV injection, nasal or oral routes also links non-medical use to increased risk of admission to critical care units, attempted...
30-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SUNY Upstate Medical University's Albanese elected president of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

SUNY Upstate Medical University's Stephen Albanese elected president of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, a professional society of more than 1,400 surgeons, physicians and allied health professionals dedicated to improving the...
4-Jun-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Faraone elected to head major international ADHD organization

Stephen V. Faraone, PhD, Distinguished Professor at Upstate and a leading researcher on ADHD, has been elected president of the World Federation of ADHD.
24-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Resurgence of Malaria Cases at the Ecuador-Peru Border Linked to the Venezuelan Crisis

As Ecuador and other South American countries receive influx of Venezuelan migrants, the public health sector struggles to control infectious disease epidemics, including malaria, presenting a regional public health threat. As a result, migrant...
18-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Upstate Medical University announces creation of Dr. Sarah Loguen Fraser Dean’s Student Distinction Award

Jada McMahon, a senior at Binghamton University from Hempstead, N.Y., has been selected as the first recipient for the Dr. Sarah Loguen Fraser Dean’s Student Distinction Award. McMahon will enter Upstate's College of Medicine as a first-year...
7-Mar-2019 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Data Show Non-medical Use of Prescription Stimulant Medications Is a Growing Problem

Studies found that non-medical use of prescription stimulant medications is a growing problem in the U.S. and that using these medications in ways not prescribed can lead to serious adverse health outcomes, with the risk increasing if they are taken...
19-Jan-2019 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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