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Sep 28, 2015, 10:13 ET National Institutes of Health awards funds for planning a second chelation study

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $800,000 to Mount Sinai...


Sep 01, 2015, 17:30 ET September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

September is National Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Awareness Month, and Mount Sinai Health System is reminding the community of the importance of...


Sep 01, 2015, 16:16 ET September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. One in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 233,000...


Feb 10, 2014, 17:00 ET Point-of-Care Ultrasound Proves Accurate For Kids With Suspected Appendicitis

Using portable ultrasound as a first-line imaging study in kids with suspected appendicitis helps reduce emergency room length of stay and reduces...


Feb 05, 2014, 11:06 ET Mount Sinai Medical Center is Florida's Top Heart Hospital for Heart Attack Survival

 Mount Sinai Medical Center is among the top hospitals in the nation for heart attack survival.  According to the Centers for Medicare and...


Jan 30, 2014, 13:00 ET Mount Sinai Researchers Identify UHRF1 As Oncogene Driving Liver Cancer

Patients with advanced hepatocellular (or liver) cancer have high mortality rates, with existing drugs demonstrating only a small, but significant...


Jan 22, 2014, 13:00 ET Mount Sinai Research Underscores The Genetic Complexity In Schizophrenia

Largest exome studies to date establish critical new resources for biomedical community  The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today...


Jan 22, 2014, 09:30 ET Parental Exposure To Marijuana Linked To Drug Addiction And Compulsive Behavior In Unexposed Progeny

Mount Sinai Study Pinpoints Molecular and Neurobiological Effects of THC, the Main Psychoactive Ingredient in Marijuana Exposing adolescent...


Jan 20, 2014, 15:00 ET Mount Sinai Researchers Find Promising New Drug Targets For Cocaine Addiction

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified a new molecular mechanism by which cocaine alters the brain's reward...


Dec 20, 2013, 16:58 ET Icahn School Of Medicine At Mount Sinai Named To New NIH Stroke Research Network

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai joins a top-flight network of 25 regional stroke centers announced by the National Institute of Health...


Dec 16, 2013, 17:00 ET Icahn School Of Medicine At Mount Sinai Garners $6 Million NIH Grant For Concussion Research

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai researchers have been awarded a major federal grant to determine the long-term clinical and...


Dec 02, 2013, 15:00 ET Age-Related Cognitive Decline Linked to Energy Available to Synapses in Prefrontal Cortex

 Age-related cognitive decline and changes in the nervous system are closely linked, but up until recently, they were thought to result from...