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Mar 03, 2015, 14:07 ET

Don't Let Daylight Savings Disrupt Your Child's Sleep

 Parents and their children may feel a bit more tired come March 8 at 2:00 a.m. when they set their clocks forward one hour for Daylight...

Mar 02, 2015, 15:45 ET

First Outpatient Hip Replacement In New York City Performed At NYU Langone Medical Center

 NYU Langone Medical Center in January became the first academic medical center in the New York City area to initiate an outpatient hip...

Mar 02, 2015, 12:15 ET

Sleep-walking Neurons: Brain's GPS Never Stops Working - Even During Sleep

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have found that navigational brain cells that help sense direction are as electrically active during deep...

Feb 27, 2015, 16:35 ET

NYU Langone Gastroenterologists Remind You Of The Importance Of Colorectal Cancer Screening And Prevention For Colon Cancer Month

 According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United...

Feb 26, 2015, 16:43 ET

New Study Affirms The Role Of Specialized Protein In Assuring Normal Cell Development

Scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center and New York University have demonstrated that a specialized DNA-binding protein called CTCF is essential...

Feb 23, 2015, 15:06 ET

Michael Halassa, MD, PHD, Awarded Prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship

Michael M. Halassa, MD, PhD, assistant professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Physiology at NYU Langone Medical Center's...

Feb 18, 2015, 13:07 ET

NYU Langone Medical Center, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology to Forge Groundbreaking Partnership in Cancer Research

In a groundbreaking step forward to advance global collaboration in the fight against cancer, two of the world's preeminent academic and research...

Feb 12, 2015, 13:05 ET

Two Cell-Signaling Molecules Found To Suppress The Spread Of Melanoma

In what is believed to be the largest epigenetic analysis to date of cell-signaling molecules in early-stage melanoma, researchers at NYU Langone...

Feb 02, 2015, 12:43 ET

New Pathway for Stalling BRCA Tumor Growth Revealed

Inhibiting the action of a particular enzyme dramatically slows the growth of tumor cells tied to BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations which, in turn,...

Jan 29, 2015, 13:03 ET

Novel Eye-Tracking Technology Detects Concussions And Head Injury Severity

New research out of NYU Langone Medical Center could move the medical community one step closer toward effectively detecting concussion and...

Jan 28, 2015, 23:00 ET

NYU Langone Skin Expert Offers Best Practices For Ingrown Hair Or "Razor Bumps"

  Ingrown hair, also known as "razor bumps," are a common skin condition, particularly in people whose hair has the tendency to curl back or...

Jan 14, 2015, 17:45 ET

A Paradox Revealed: Cues Associated With Infant Abuse May Help Reduce Stress In The Adult Brain

Neurobiologists at NYU Langone Medical Center and elsewhere have found a surprising and paradoxical effect of abuse-related cues in rat pups: those...

Jan 05, 2015, 14:25 ET

NYU Langone Medical Center Utilizing New Technology To Detect Lingering Cancer Cells During Breast Surgery

 Many patients undergoing lumpectomy surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center for the removal of an early detected breast tumor - the surgical...

Dec 29, 2014, 14:09 ET

For Facial Transplantation Patients, Blink Assessment Is Essential to Protect Long-Term Vision

 Face transplantation can dramatically enhance a patient's quality of life after severe facial trauma, but lack of attention to eyelid function...

Dec 22, 2014, 14:21 ET

First Successful Vaccination Against "Mad Cow"-Like Wasting Disease In Deer

 Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and elsewhere say that a vaccination they have developed to fight a brain-based, wasting syndrome...

Dec 17, 2014, 13:00 ET

"Master Regulator" Gene -- Long Tied To Autism Disorders -- Can Stimulate Other Genes Involved In Early Brain Development

Chemical modifications to DNA's packaging -- known as epigenetic changes -- can activate or repress genes involved in autism spectrum disorders...

Dec 16, 2014, 18:22 ET

New Technology Advances Eye Tracking As Biomarker for Brain Function and Recovery From Brain Injury

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have developed new technology that can assess the location and impact of a brain injury merely by...

Dec 15, 2014, 21:25 ET

A Novel Tool To Study Life-Threatening Arrhythmias: A Genetically Engineered Pig

 Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have developed the first large animal model of an inherited arrhythmic syndrome - an advance that...

Dec 11, 2014, 10:00 ET

Early Adoption Of Robotic Surgery Leads To Organ Preservation For Kidney Cancer Patients

Patients with operable kidney cancers were more likely to have a partial nephrectomy -- the recommended treatment for localized tumors -- when...

Nov 18, 2014, 16:39 ET

NYU Langone Medical Center and Lutheran Medical Center to Affiliate

 NYU Langone Medical Center and Lutheran Medical Center announced approval by their boards of an affiliation agreement that will bring the two...