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Jan 21, 2016, 12:03 ET
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Study Examines Link Between HPV and Risk of Head and Neck Cancers

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have found that when human papillomavirus (HPV)-16 is detected in peoples' mouths, they are 22...

Jan 13, 2016, 06:15 ET
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Experimental Immunotherapy Zaps Two Most Lethal Ebola Virus Strains

 Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) have...

Dec 23, 2015, 14:43 ET
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Study Reveals Arms Race Between Ebola Virus and Bats, Waged for Millions of Years

Ebola virus and bats have been waging a molecular battle for survival that may have started at least 25 million years ago, according to a study led...

Dec 11, 2015, 17:00 ET
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Stress in Older People Increases Risk for Pre-Alzheimer's Condition

 Feeling stressed out increases the likelihood that elderly people will develop mild cognitive impairment—often a prelude to full-blown...

Sep 16, 2015, 13:00 ET
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Microbiome Implicated in Sickle Cell Disease -- But Antibiotics Can Counter Its Effects

 New research on sickle cell disease (SCD) has found that using antibiotics to deplete the body's microbiome may prevent acute sickle cell...

Jul 29, 2015, 18:00 ET
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Teaching Med Students About Health Disparities Builds Their Confidence

An innovative three-month elective course has helped make some first-year medical students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine more confident...

Jul 29, 2015, 00:01 ET
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'Dialing for Diabetes Control' Helps Urban Adults Lower Blood Sugar

Periodic telephone counseling can be a highly effective, low-cost tool for lowering blood-sugar levels in minority, urban adults with uncontrolled...

May 26, 2015, 12:56 ET
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Study Identifies Ebola Virus's Achilles' Heel

 An international team including scientists from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and the U.S. Army Medical Research...

May 11, 2015, 14:30 ET
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Survey Finds Miscarriage Widely Misunderstood

A survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults has found that misperceptions about miscarriage and its causes are widespread. Results of the survey,...

Apr 14, 2015, 14:16 ET
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AAMC CEO Dr. Darrell Kirch to Deliver Einstein's 2015 Commencement Address

Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., president and chief executive officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) will deliver the keynote...

Mar 20, 2015, 16:20 ET
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Einstein's Class of 2015 Celebrates Another Strong Match Day

As graduating medical students around the country learn their professional fates, members of the class of 2015 at Albert Einstein College of...

Mar 10, 2015, 11:20 ET
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Experimental Herpes Vaccine Upends Traditional Approach and Shows Promise

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine  of Yeshiva University have designed a new type of vaccine that could be the first-ever...

Feb 20, 2015, 10:14 ET
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New Clues to Causes of Birth Defects

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found a possible clue to why older mothers face a higher risk for...

Jan 07, 2015, 12:31 ET
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Sticking to Lifestyle Guidelines May Reduce Risk for Certain Cancers and for Overall Mortality

A study of nearly a half-million Americans has found that following cancer prevention guidelines from the American Cancer Society may modestly...

Dec 19, 2014, 16:30 ET
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System Name New Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health

 Sharmila Makhija, M.D., M.B.A., has been named professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health at...

Dec 11, 2014, 00:01 ET
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Short Sleep Duration and Sleep-Related Breathing Problems Increase Obesity Risk in Kids

Sleep-related breathing problems and chronic lack of sleep may each double the risk of a child becoming obese by age 15, according to new research...

Sep 30, 2014, 17:49 ET
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Comprehensive Study of Allergic Deaths in U.S. Finds Medications are Main Culprit

In the news release, Comprehensive Study of Allergic Deaths in U.S. Finds Medications are Main Culprit, issued 30-Sep-2014 by Albert Einstein...

Sep 22, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Brainwave Test Could Improve Autism Diagnosis And Classification

A new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University suggests that measuring how fast the brain responds to...

Aug 08, 2014, 13:08 ET
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Pinpointing Genes that Protect Against Frailty

Frailty is a common condition associated with old age, characterized by weight loss, weakness, decreased activity level and reduced mobility, which...

Jul 25, 2014, 15:08 ET
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Slow Walking Speed and Memory Complaints Can Predict Dementia

A study involving nearly 27,000 older adults on five continents found that nearly 1 in 10 met criteria for pre-dementia based on a simple test that...