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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...

Mar 16, 2015, 12:47 ET

Survey Finds Physicians Want To Learn More About Diet And Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Most physicians are aware of the importance of lifestyle factors in preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD) -- and believe diet is as important as...

Mar 16, 2015, 12:41 ET

Pollution Levels Linked To Stroke-Related Narrowing Of Arteries

 Air pollution has been linked to a dangerous narrowing of neck arteries that occurs prior to strokes, according to researchers at NYU Langone...

Mar 16, 2015, 12:37 ET

Risk Patterns Identified That Make People More Vulnerable To PTSD

Researchers have built a new computational tool that identifies 800 different ways people are at increased risk for post-traumatic stress disorder...

Mar 13, 2015, 18:30 ET

New Quality Measures Approved for Childhood Sleep Apnea

 A work group of physicians from leading academic medical centers across the country, including NYU Langone Medical Center, has developed new...

Mar 12, 2015, 14:37 ET

Geography Matters: Imaging Overuse Seen For Breast, Prostate Cancer In Certain Regions Across The U.S.

Where you receive medical care impacts many things - including whether or not you receive inappropriate medical tests, according to a new study....

Mar 10, 2015, 13:37 ET

NYU School of Medicine is Top-15 in the Nation and #2 in New York on U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "Best Graduate Schools" Rankings

NYU School of Medicine is pleased to announce it is #14 in the nation for research, and #2 in New York, out of 130 medical schools on the 2016 U.S....

Mar 05, 2015, 13:41 ET

NYU Langone Establishes First-of-its-Kind Center To Diagnose And Treat Deadly Blood Clots

NYU Langone Medical Center has announced the creation of a new multidisciplinary Venous Thromboembolic Disease Center (VTEC) to treat those with...

Mar 05, 2015, 13:33 ET

Simple Sideline Test Shown Effective In Diagnosing Concussion In Student Athletes As Young As 5 Years Old

 New research from the NYU Langone Concussion Center finds that a simple eye test, which can be administered in less than two minutes, can...

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,...