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Jun 23, 2015, 11:00 ET

Viagra Does Something Very Important --But It Is Unlikely To Cause Melanoma, Researchers Conclude

A rigorous analysis of more than 20,000 medical records concludes that erectile dysfunction drugs, such as Viagra, are not a cause of melanoma, an...

Jun 23, 2015, 08:17 ET

Pregnancy Safer For Women With Lupus Than Previously Thought

New findings may help ease concerns for women with lupus who are interested in having a child. A new study concludes that most women with lupus...

Jun 17, 2015, 01:00 ET

Una donazione di $25 milioni crea l'istituto per il Parkinson e i Disturbi Motori alla New York University, Langone Medical Center

-- L'Istituto Paolo e Marlene Fresco per il Parkinson e i Disturbi Motori migliorerà la cura di tale morbo capitalizzando le eccellenze...

Jun 16, 2015, 13:37 ET
Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD, chief scientific officer, Alessandro Di Rocco, MD, executive director of the Fresco Institute Paolo Fresco, and Richard Tsien, D. Phil, scientific director of the Fresco Institute, celebrate the grant that will advance the understanding of, treatment for, and education underlying Parkinson's disease and movement disorders.

$25 Million Grant Establishes Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders International Institute at NYU Langone Medical Center

 NYU Langone Medical Center today announced that the Paolo and Marlene Fresco Foundation (Fresco Foundation) has generously given $25 million...

Jun 08, 2015, 13:44 ET

Rusk Rehabilitation Celebrates 65 Years As Leaders In Rehabilitation Medicine

Howard A. Rusk, MD (1901-1989), a tall, soft-spoken physician from NYU Langone Medical Center and widely considered "the father of rehabilitation...

Jun 08, 2015, 12:00 ET

Disrupting Tumor Cell "Microenvironment" Suggests A New Way To Treat A Prevalent Childhood Leukemia

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and its Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center are reporting a potentially important discovery in the...

May 31, 2015, 11:45 ET

Contact Lens Wearers Take Note: Your Eyes May Get More Infections Because Their "Microbiomes" Have Changed

 Using high-precision genetic tests to differentiate the thousands of bacteria that make up the human microbiome, researchers at NYU Langone...

May 28, 2015, 11:43 ET

Getting "Inked" May Come With Long-Term Medical Risks, Physicians Warn

In what they believe to be the first survey of its kind in the United States, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have found that as many as...

May 26, 2015, 16:30 ET

Melanoma, Pediatric Oncology, Lymphoma Dominate Research Presentations From NYU Langone Medical Center at ASCO 2015

 NYU Langone Medical Center and its Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center will have a high profile at the 51st Annual Meeting of the...

May 11, 2015, 13:31 ET

Ethicists From NYU Langone Medical Center Propose Solution For U.S. Organ Shortage Crisis In JAMA Piece

 The United States has a serious shortage of organs for transplants, resulting in unnecessary deaths every day. However, a fairly simple and...

May 06, 2015, 18:45 ET

Parents Often Misperceive Their Obese Children As "About The Right Weight"

Although rates of childhood obesity have risen over the last several decades, a vast majority of parents perceive their kids as "about the right...

May 05, 2015, 15:45 ET

Renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins NYU Langone To Lead Research Efforts

Thomas A. Einhorn, MD, an internationally renowned expert in adult hip and knee reconstruction surgery whose own research has included the study of...

Apr 29, 2015, 17:30 ET

Internationally Renowned Researcher From NYU Langone Medical Center Elected To The National Academy Of Sciences

Internationally renowned researcher Danny Reinberg, PhD, the Terry and Mel Karmazin Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at NYU...

Apr 27, 2015, 15:30 ET

More Power to the Mitochondria: Cells' Energy Plant Also Plays Key Role in Stem Cell Development

- Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have discovered that mitochondria, the major energy source for most cells, also play an important role...

Apr 20, 2015, 20:05 ET

Extending Treatment Up To Eight Weeks With Infusion Medication Shown Safe And Effective In Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

 Extending the dose of an infusion medication for multiple sclerosis (MS) from 4 weeks up to 8 has been shown to be well-tolerated and...

Apr 20, 2015, 20:00 ET

New Guidelines Inform Clinicians How To Treat A First Seizure

 Following a first seizure, physicians should discuss with patients whether it is appropriate to prescribe medication to reduce risk of another...

Apr 15, 2015, 13:00 ET

How Oxytocin Makes A Mom: Hormone Teaches Maternal Brain To Respond To Offspring's Needs

 Neuroscientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have discovered how the powerful brain hormone oxytocin acts on individual brain cells to prompt...

Mar 30, 2015, 15:25 ET

"Lightning Bolts" In The Brain Show Learning In Action

 Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have captured images of the underlying biological activity within brain cells and their tree-like...

Mar 19, 2015, 18:25 ET

America's Aging Population Will Require More Neurosurgeons To Handle Increased Brain Bleeds

By 2030, chronic subdural hemorrhage (SDH) will be the most common adult brain condition requiring neurosurgical intervention in the U.S.,...

Mar 16, 2015, 13:13 ET

No Mortality Benefit Of Bypass Surgery Compared To Latest Generation Of Drug-Coated Stents

Newer drug-coated stents that keep arteries open have similar long-term rates of death compared with traditional bypass surgery for patients with...