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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...

Jul 17, 2014, 11:48 ET
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$2.5 Million Grant Will Establish Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Training Program At Einstein And Montefiore

 Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center have received a $2.5 million grant from the Agency for...

Jun 03, 2014, 16:00 ET
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Study: New Test Predicts If Breast Cancer Will Spread

A test that counts the number of locations in tumor specimens where tumor cells may invade blood vessels predicted the risk of distant spread, or...

May 29, 2014, 17:42 ET
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Study Shows Environmental Influences May Cause Autism in Some Cases

Research by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University may help explain how some cases of autism spectrum disorder...

May 20, 2014, 13:26 ET
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Physical Activity Can Protect Overweight Women from Risk for Heart Disease

For otherwise healthy middle-aged women who are overweight or obese, physical activity may be their best option for avoiding heart disease,...

May 08, 2014, 17:14 ET
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Investigating The Role Of Aging And Poor Nutrition On Colon Cancer: NIH Awards Einstein $3.2 Million Grant

Two risk factors – getting older and eating poorly – are implicated in more than 80 percent of colon cancer cases in developed...

Feb 24, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Study Of Hispanic/Latino Health Presents Initial Findings

One in every six people in the U.S. is Hispanic/Latino and as a group they live longer than non-Hispanic whites (81.4 years vs. 78.8 years). Yet,...

Feb 12, 2014, 20:00 ET
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Science Awards Best Paper of the Year to Albert Einstein College of Medicine

A study describing the complete wiring diagram for the part of the nervous system that controls mating behavior in male roundworms was chosen as...

Feb 04, 2014, 17:06 ET
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Price Family Foundation Funds Research Collaboration Between Albert Einstein College of Medicine and University of Oklahoma

$3 Million Gift Establishes Anaerobic Structural Biology Program, Focusing on C. Difficile When the foe is a disease-causing microbe,...

Jan 14, 2014, 00:05 ET
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Prevalence of Hepatitis C Infection Found to Vary Widely Among Hispanics

The first study of hepatitis C infection among different Hispanic groups in the U.S. has found that infection with the virus varies widely, with...

Jan 09, 2014, 11:36 ET
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Veterans' Brain Injury Examined By Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Roadside bombs and other blasts have made head injury the "signature wound" of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. Most combat veterans recover...

Jan 07, 2014, 05:00 ET
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Boost Careers of Female Scientists: Make Sure Women Help Choose Meeting Speakers

More women are choosing science careers, yet women are notoriously underrepresented in senior academic positions—often because they abandon...

Dec 19, 2013, 16:16 ET
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Lactation Consultant Visits Spur Breastfeeding Among Women Who Usually Resist It

 In two separate clinical trials, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that periodic meetings...

Nov 25, 2013, 16:52 ET
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Einstein-Ferkauf Researchers Secure $2.5 Million NIH Grant to Study Diabetes Self-Management and Behavioral Interventions

More than 25 million Americans have diabetes, yet as many as 60 percent of type 2 diabetes patients do not follow treatment plans prescribed by...

Nov 20, 2013, 13:40 ET
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Montefiore and Einstein Researchers Receive $1.17 Million Grant to Develop Comparative Effectiveness Research Center

Funds to support research focused on underserved populations The New York State Department of Health has awarded Montefiore Medical Center a...

Oct 10, 2013, 14:21 ET
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Previously Unstudied Gene Is Essential for Normal Nerve Development

 Our ability to detect heat, touch, tickling and other sensations depends on our sensory nerves. Now, for the first time, researchers at...

Oct 09, 2013, 11:48 ET
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Multivitamins with Minerals May Protect Older Women With Invasive Breast Cancer

Findings from a study involving thousands of postmenopausal women suggest that women who develop invasive breast cancer may benefit from taking...

Sep 05, 2013, 14:15 ET
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Inner-Ear Disorders May Cause Hyperactivity

Behavioral abnormalities are traditionally thought to originate in the brain. But a new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of...

Aug 28, 2013, 15:15 ET
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Autistic Children Can Outgrow Difficulty Understanding Visual Cues And Sounds

 Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have shown that high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...

Aug 06, 2013, 15:48 ET
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Community Pharmacies Are Effective Locations for Rapid HIV Testing

 Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that community-based pharmacies can be effective...

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