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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...


Apr 04, 2019, 16:55 ET Leading Myeloma Experts to Join New Center for Blood Cancers at NYU Langone Health

Nationally renowned hematology experts Gareth Morgan, MD, PhD, and Faith Davies, MD, are joining the Center for Blood Cancers at NYU Langone Health's ...


Mar 26, 2019, 00:01 ET Study Shows That Patients With or Without Cancer Use Different Forms of Marijuana

People with and without cancer are more likely, over time, to use a more potent form of medical marijuana with increasingly higher amounts of...


Mar 01, 2019, 09:17 ET Study of Singing Mice Suggests How Mammalian Brain Achieves Conversation

By studying the songs of mice from the cloud forests of Costa Rica, researchers have discovered a brain circuit that may enable the high-speed back...


Feb 26, 2019, 09:00 ET NYU Langone Health Launches a New App to Study Picky Eating in Young Children

Researchers and clinicians at NYU Langone Health have launched a new app that studies children's food preferences and emotions to better understand...


Feb 26, 2019, 08:00 ET "Silent-type" Cells Play Greater Role in Brain Behavior than Previously Thought

Brain cells recorded as among the least electrically active during a specific task may be the most important to doing it right. Results of new...


Feb 19, 2019, 06:00 ET Lupus Strongly Linked to Imbalances in Gut Microbiome

The disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) — marked by the attack on joints, skin, and kidneys by the body's immune system — is linked to an...


Feb 14, 2019, 10:15 ET New Pancreas Transplant Program Launches at NYU Langone

NYU Langone's Transplant Institute has launched a new pancreas transplant program, completing the health system's comprehensive offering of solid...


Feb 06, 2019, 11:32 ET Perlmutter Cancer Center Earns Comprehensive Status from the National Cancer Institute

Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health has been designated a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute...


Feb 04, 2019, 12:33 ET NYU Langone Health Expands Reproductive Medicine Services In Brooklyn & On Long Island

Patients in Brooklyn and on Long Island seeking reproductive endocrinology, infertility, and obstetrics and gynecology care now have several new...


Jan 30, 2019, 06:00 ET Internationally-Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon to Lead Foot and Ankle Division at NYU Langone Health

John G. Kennedy, MD, renowned for his visionary work in the surgical treatment of foot and ankle injuries, has been appointed the new Chief of the...


Jan 29, 2019, 11:00 ET Perlmutter Cancer Center Receives Anonymous $75 Million Gift To Establish New Center for Blood Cancers

NYU Langone Health and its Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center announced a transformational philanthropic gift to establish a Center for Blood...


Jan 24, 2019, 12:56 ET NYU Langone Launches Center to Study Environmental Exposures & Their Effects on Health

NYU Langone Health has announced the creation of the Center for the Investigation of Environmental Hazards to study the exposome, the measure of how...


Jan 18, 2019, 11:01 ET New Study Shows Physician-Targeted Marketing is Associated with Increase in Opioid Overdose Deaths

Many individuals cite prescription opioids as their gateway to illicit opioid use. However, while prescription opioids are involved in more than...


Jan 16, 2019, 16:00 ET Survey Questions Cancer Doctors' Awareness of LGBTQ Issues

Most oncologists say they don't know enough about how to treat patients with differences in sexual orientation or identity, but most are also...


Jan 16, 2019, 14:01 ET Experimental Treatment Approach Shows Potential against Staphylococcus aureus

A new class of engineered proteins may counter infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus – a bacterial species considered one of the largest global...


Jan 11, 2019, 13:45 ET New Analytic Model to Better Identify Patients Likely to Develop PTSD

New findings from an international research team led by psychiatrists at NYU School of Medicine show that a newly-developed analytic model can...


Jan 08, 2019, 08:45 ET New Study Of MRSA Spread In Brooklyn Religious Enclave Provides Framework For Community-Based Infection Surveillance

The identification of the recent spread of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in a Brooklyn religious enclave...


Jan 03, 2019, 12:25 ET Experimental Stem Cell Therapy Speeds Up Wound Healing in Diabetes

The healing of wounded skin in diabetes can be sped up by more than 50 percent using injections of stem cells taken from bone marrow, a new study in...


Dec 13, 2018, 13:46 ET New Techniques Better Determine How Ancient Viral DNA Influences Human Genes

Viruses have long been known to reproduce by using the genetic machinery of the cells they invade. As part of that process over time, these...


Dec 10, 2018, 11:00 ET Strep Bacteria Compete for "Ownership" of Human Tissue

A well-accepted principle in the animal kingdom—from wasps to deer—is that creatures already occupying a habitat nearly always prevail over...


Dec 03, 2018, 13:30 ET News Tips From NYU School Of Medicine And Perlmutter Cancer Center Researchers At The 60th American Society Of Hematology Meeting, Dec. 1-4, In San Diego, Calif.

New drugs that harness the body's immune system to destroy cancer cells appear to increase the effectiveness of later drug therapies for non-Hodgkin...