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Oct 17, 2019, 14:44 ET Combination of Artificial Intelligence and Radiologists More Accurately Identified Breast Cancer

An artificial intelligence (AI) tool—trained on roughly a million screening mammography images—identified breast cancer with approximately 90 percent ...


Oct 02, 2019, 09:00 ET Lung Cancer Program at NYU Langone Health's Perlmutter Cancer Center Joins Prestigious Thoracic Surgery Oncology Group

NYU Langone Health has become one of 23 institutions selected to comprise the American Association for Thoracic Surgery's Thoracic Surgery Oncology...


Sep 18, 2019, 17:05 ET Randomized Quality Improvement Projects Help Assess Effectiveness of Patient-focused Programs

Hospitals routinely implement processes aimed at increasing provision of high quality care for patients, such as calling patients to encourage...


Sep 17, 2019, 10:00 ET Breast Cancer Screening Found Effective in Men at High Risk for the Disease

Men at high risk of developing breast cancer may benefit from mammography, or breast X-ray, screening for the disease, a new study shows. Researchers ...


Sep 16, 2019, 09:00 ET NYU Langone Conducts First-Ever Foot and Ankle Arthroscopic Treatment with New Visualization Technology

NYU Langone Health recently became the first ever health system to perform a foot and ankle arthroscopic procedure with a new camera system for...


Sep 03, 2019, 05:00 ET Natural 'Breakdown' of Chemicals May Guard Against Lung Damage in 9/11 First Responders

The presence of chemicals made as the body breaks down fats, proteins, and carbohydrates can predict whether Sept. 11, 2001 first responders exposed...


Aug 28, 2019, 11:00 ET HIV-Positive New Yorkers Are Living Longer but Still Dying of Underlying Infection, Not Just from Old Age

A review of the autopsy reports of 252 men and women who died of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in New York City between 1984 and 2016...


Aug 27, 2019, 16:45 ET Expanding Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Brooklyn

For those struggling with opioid addiction, it is a constant battle to feel well. To better serve patients with this medical condition, the Family...


Aug 13, 2019, 10:45 ET Researchers Study Ancestors of Proteins to Understand Their Role in Growth

"Resurrecting" the ancestors of key proteins yields evolutionary insights into their role in human cells and in most cancers, a new study finds. The...


Jul 23, 2019, 13:29 ET Perinatal Joint Commission Certification Reaffirms NYU Langone as Leader in Mother-Baby Care

NYU Langone Health has made significant investments across all campuses in caring for expecting mothers and newborns—from adopting the best clinical...


Jul 23, 2019, 06:00 ET People Are More Likely to Try Drugs for the First Time During the Summer

American teenagers and adults are more likely to try illegal or recreational drugs for the first time in the summer, a new study shows. Led by...


Jun 27, 2019, 12:23 ET Too Many Antioxidants May Cause Lung Cancer Spread

A new study explains why lung cancer spreads faster in patients with certain genetic changes, and suggests that taking vitamin E, long thought of as...


Jun 27, 2019, 07:00 ET NYU Langone Health Launches New Center to Study the Drivers and Consequences of the National Opioid Epidemic

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 130 people die from opioid overdoses every day across the United States. NYU Langone...


Jun 12, 2019, 14:25 ET NYU Langone Performs First U.S. Procedure with Newly Approved Device to Reduce Herniated Disc Recurrence

NYU Langone Health last month became the first center in the United States to perform a discectomy with repair of a large annular defect using a...


Jun 10, 2019, 08:30 ET NYU Langone Health Expands Cancer Care at New Outpatient Facility in Sunset Park

Bolstering its commitment to integrated, specialized cancer care in Brooklyn, NYU Langone Health will open the doors to a new multi-specialty...


Jun 05, 2019, 07:00 ET Large Gaps in Life Expectancy in Major U.S. Cities Linked to Racial/Ethnic Segregation by Neighborhood

Among the 500 largest U.S. cities, 56 have very large life expectancy gaps between census tracts, where on average people in one neighborhood can...


Jun 04, 2019, 05:00 ET Smartphone Relaxation App Helps Some Manage Migraine

Migraine sufferers who used a smartphone-based relaxation technique at least twice a week experienced on average four fewer headache days per month,...


May 30, 2019, 09:00 ET International Travelers Experience the Harmful Effects of Air Pollution

Even a short stay for travelers in cities with high levels of air pollution leads to breathing problems that can take at least a week from which to...


May 20, 2019, 14:04 ET Lupus Treatments Can Be Tailored to Patient's Individual Cells, Study Shows

The kidneys of patients living with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are often under assault, and not all those living with the disease will...


May 16, 2019, 12:21 ET Blood Test Can Measure Effectiveness of Treatments for Aggressive Skin Cancers

Blood tests that track the amount of tumor DNA can ― after only one month of drug therapy ― detect how well treatment is working in patients with...


May 02, 2019, 11:09 ET Removal of Gene Completely Prevents Development of Aggressive Pancreatic Cancer in Mice

The action of a gene called ATDC is required for the development of pancreatic cancer, a new study finds. The work builds on the theory that many...


Apr 24, 2019, 08:30 ET NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza to Headline NYU Langone's Population Health Conference on Childhood and Opportunity

The Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health is holding its fourth annual Health And… conference on May 13, 2019, about how the...


Apr 23, 2019, 07:00 ET Scientists Define the Role for a Rare, Influential Set of Bone Marrow Cells

Researchers have defined the roles of various cells in the bone marrow that are thought to control the fate of the nearly half million blood cells...


Apr 16, 2019, 00:01 ET Common Sleep Myths Compromise Good Sleep and Health

People often say they can get by on five or fewer hours of sleep, that snoring is harmless, and that having a drink helps you to fall asleep. These...


Apr 11, 2019, 09:48 ET Rare Gut Condition a Model for Study of Genetic Diseases

Hirschsprung disease – a rare condition where the failure of gut nerves to develop before birth leads to impaired bowel contractions that prevent...