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Apr 29, 2020, 11:00 ET Clinical Trial To Test Blood Plasma From Recovered Patients As Treatment For COVID-19 Disease

A clinical trial now underway is looking at whether blood plasma donated by people recovered from 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) could be used...


Apr 06, 2020, 14:09 ET NYU Langone Health Develops Novel Tracheostomy Approach to Improve Patient Care and Reduce Risk of "Super-Spreading" Procedures

Physicians at NYU Langone Health have developed a newer and perhaps safer approach to tracheostomy that addresses two important challenges: improve...


Mar 25, 2020, 16:55 ET School's Out: How Parents Can Meet the Challenge During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With children home from school in an effort to stop the spread of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19), parents are faced with a number of challenges. ...


Mar 23, 2020, 12:00 ET 3D Genetic Structure in Blood Cancer Important Beyond DNA Code Changes

Children with aggressive blood cancers have differences — not just in the DNA code of their blood cells — but also in the heavily twisted protein...


Mar 19, 2020, 16:00 ET Melanoma Is Killing Fewest Americans in Decades

Advances in treatment have led to the largest yearly declines in deaths due to melanoma ever recorded for this skin cancer, results of a new study...


Mar 04, 2020, 11:00 ET Newfound Cell Defense System Features Toxin-Isolating "Sponges"

A "decoy" mechanism has been found in human and animal cells to protect them from potentially dangerous toxins released by foreign invaders, such as...


Mar 03, 2020, 13:36 ET Quality & Safety Initiatives Expand At The Family Health Centers At NYU Langone

The Family Health Centers at NYU Langone recently welcomed two new leaders to advance the quality of care received by the more than 102,000 patients...


Feb 24, 2020, 11:00 ET Cannabis Use Among Older Adults Has Increased 75 Percent Since 2015

Cannabis use continues to increase in popularity among adults 65 years of age and older in the United States, according to a new study from NYU...


Feb 10, 2020, 13:58 ET New Clinical Services Available Through NYU Langone Health In Southeast Florida

NYU Langone Health is expanding clinical services at its outpatient physician offices in southeast Florida as part of its mission to enhance the...


Feb 03, 2020, 09:00 ET Well-Known Hematologist-Oncologist Leads Perlmutter Cancer Center's New Location In Sunset Park, Expanding Care To Brooklyn Residents

Hematologist/oncologist Rami K. Daya, MD is well known to countless residents of Brooklyn, especially those he has treated for cancer throughout his...


Jan 28, 2020, 07:00 ET Antianxiety and Antidepressant Effects from a Single Dose of Psychedelic Drug Persist Years Later in Cancer Patients

Following up on their landmark 2016 study, researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine found that a one-time, single-dose treatment of psilocybin, ...


Jan 23, 2020, 09:30 ET NYU Langone Performs First U.S. Heart Transplant Using Novel Organ Revitalization Technique

The NYU Langone Transplant Institute on Monday became the first center in the United States to transplant a heart using a novel method in which,...


Jan 14, 2020, 14:02 ET NYU Langone Health Adds Three New Practices To Its Growing Ambulatory Care Network

Three new medical offices have recently joined NYU Langone Heath's rapidly expanding ambulatory care network, enhancing access to premier outpatient...


Jan 14, 2020, 07:00 ET Flame Retardants and Pesticides Overtake Heavy Metals as Biggest Contributors to IQ Loss

Adverse outcomes from childhood exposures to lead and mercury are on the decline in the United States, likely due to decades of restrictions on the...


Jan 07, 2020, 10:00 ET NYU Langone Health Launches Multi-Faceted Vaccine Center

Building on its illustrious landmark-achieving history in the field of immunology, NYU Langone Health announced today the launch of a Vaccine Center...


Jan 06, 2020, 11:00 ET New Laser-Based Imaging System & Artificial Intelligence Algorithm, Used in Conjunction, Accurately Identify Brain Tumors

A novel method of combining advanced optical imaging with an artificial intelligence algorithm produces accurate, real-time intraoperative diagnosis...


Dec 12, 2019, 18:18 ET NYU Langone Creates Cutting-Edge Biotech "Incubator" in Manhattan

During a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 10, 2019, NYU Langone Health BioLabs, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC), Empire...


Dec 11, 2019, 20:00 ET The Holidays are Here... Helpful Tips to Manage the Stress

There is a lot of activity during the holiday season: exchanging presents, lots of eating, and, of course, an overload of gatherings and family...


Dec 11, 2019, 13:47 ET Study Reveals Mechanisms that Help Pancreatic Cancer Cells Avert Starvation

A new study reveals the mechanism that helps pancreatic cancer cells avoid starvation within dense tumors by hijacking a process that pulls nutrients ...


Dec 08, 2019, 08:30 ET Computer Game May Help to Predict Reuse of Opioids

A computer betting game can help predict the likelihood that someone recovering from opioid addiction will reuse the pain-relieving drugs, a new...


Nov 16, 2019, 14:15 ET ISCHEMIA-CKD Trial: Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Treated with Invasive Heart Procedures Show No Reduction in Rate of Cardiac Events

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for the roughly 500 million people worldwide with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Yet such patients have...


Nov 16, 2019, 14:01 ET ISCHEMIA Trial Finds No Evidence of Lower Cardiac Event Rates in Patients Treated with Heart Procedures, but Better Quality of Life

A federally funded, international study found no evidence that patients with severe but stable heart disease who underwent heart procedures...


Nov 13, 2019, 15:11 ET NYU Langone Expands Growing Network with New Patient Access Contact Center in Florida

NYU Langone Health is expanding its network by opening a new state-of-the-art patient access contact center in Boynton Beach, Florida. The new...


Nov 13, 2019, 11:05 ET In States Where Recreational Marijuana is Legal, Adults Use More Frequently and Teens Report Increased Problematic Use

Problematic use of marijuana among adolescents and adults increased after legalization of recreational marijuana use, according to a new study from...


Nov 06, 2019, 14:36 ET NYU School of Medicine Renamed NYU Robert I. Grossman School of Medicine

In a surprise announcement during NYU Langone Health's annual Violet Ball, Elaine Langone and her husband, Kenneth G. Langone, Chair of the Board of...