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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...

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...