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Jul 28, 2015, 16:17 ET

Hybrid Cochlear Implants For Common Form Of Hearing Loss May Benefit Millions

People with a common form of hearing loss not helped by hearing aids achieved significant and sometimes profound improvements in their hearing and...

Jul 28, 2015, 11:51 ET

First Aortic Valve Procedure With Newly Approved Device Performed at NYU Langone

NYU Langone Medical Center this week became the first academic medical center in the United States to implant a newly FDA-approved heart valve for...

Jul 21, 2015, 10:27 ET
NYU Langone Medical Center is #12 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals 2015- 16 Honor Roll," with 12 nationally-ranked specialties, including top 10 rankings in Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Rehabilitation, Neurology & Neurosurgery, and Geriatrics.

U.S. News & World Report's 2015-2016 "Best Hospitals" Ranking Names NYU Langone Medical Center to Honor Roll

NYU Langone Medical Center is #12 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals 2015–16 Honor Roll," with 12...

Jul 20, 2015, 21:00 ET

Novel Monoclonal Antibodies Show Promise For Alzheimer's Disease Treatment

Scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center's Center for Cognitive Neurology have evidence that monoclonal antibodies they developed may provide the...

Jul 16, 2015, 09:00 ET
Dr. Charles R. Marmar, the Lucius N. Littauer Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at NYU Langone, director of its Cohen Veterans Center, and director of the newly-established Greater New York City Military Family Clinic Consortium Coordinating Center at NYU Langone

The Home Depot Foundation Awards $1.5 Million to NYU Langone Medical Center to Help Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury

Continuing its commitment to improving the lives of our nation's veterans, The Home Depot® Foundation has donated $1.5 million to help NYU...

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...