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2013-06-11 00:20:49

BRONX, N.Y., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine (http://www.einstein.yu.edu/) of Yeshiva University have shown that soccer players who frequently head the ball have brain abnormalities resembling those found in patients with concussion (mild traumatic brain injury). The study, which used advanced imaging techniques and cognitive tests that assessed memory, was published online today in the journal Radiology. (Logo:...

2013-04-24 16:25:20

Novel approach using Listeria bacteria shows promise against a deadly disease BRONX, N.Y., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a therapy for pancreatic cancer that uses Listeria bacteria to selectively infect tumor cells and deliver radioisotopes into them. The experimental treatment dramatically decreased the number of metastases (cancers that have spread to other parts of the body) in a mouse...

2013-03-28 08:30:49

InfoTech Solutions for Business is pleased to announce that it has been selected to install and develop a computer lab and training center at Mercy Center in the Mott Haven neighborhood of Bronx, NY. NEW YORK, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoTech, a leading technology house and systems solutions company headquartered in New York City with programming facilities in North Dakota, is pleased to announce that it has been selected to install and develop a computer lab and training...

2013-03-06 08:27:10

Sunrise Financial Manager enables clients to succeed in the world of accountable and value-based care CHICAGO, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, a 564 bed not-for-profit health care system serving the South and Central Bronx, New York, selected Sunrise Financial Manager(TM) (SFM) from Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) to manage revenue across the health care system. Built on the Sunrise Enterprise(TM) 6.0 platform, SFM will provide Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center...

2013-02-19 16:26:13

BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort synonymous with their reputation for high-quality care as well as top-notch patient outcomes, Gold Crest Care Center, a premier rehabilitation and skilled nursing center of the Bronx has invited the entire community and is continuing to offer free blood pressure checks for the entire month of February which is National Heart Month. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130219/PH62720 ) Heart disease is the leading cause of death...

2013-02-18 16:21:39

BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort synonymous with their reputation for high-quality care as well as top-notch patient outcomes, Gold Crest Care Center, a premier rehabilitation and skilled nursing center of the Bronx, has opened its doors to the entire community and is continuing to offer free blood pressure checks for the entire month of February which is National Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than 600,000...

2013-01-23 23:00:40

Super Grover, everyone´s favorite super hero, will teach children from Garden of Dreams partner organization, WHEDco, how to be a super hero; the kids will learn about nutrition and health, warm up to their favorite Sesame Street Live songs and transform into super heroes as Super Grover helps them create their own super hero capes. The Garden of Dreams foundation is a non-profit charity that makes dreams come true for children facing obstacles. Bronx, NY (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Super...

2012-12-04 16:26:37

BRONX, N.Y., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have been awarded two Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for their innovative global health and development research projects. The grant recipients are Arturo Casadevall, M.D., Ph.D., who is working to create a novel vaccine for tuberculosis (TB), and Ekaterina Dadachova, Ph.D., and Joan Berman, Ph.D., for their work...

2012-11-15 12:22:48

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading neurobiologist Michael Aschner, Ph.D., known for his research on the effect of heavy metals on the brain, will join the faculty of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Aschner will be named professor of molecular pharmacology and of pediatrics, and director of a new Einstein center of toxicology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/DC16559LOGO) "Michael Aschner is an outstanding scientist...

2012-10-15 11:27:15

BRONX, N.Y., Oct.15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has received a $3 million grant from the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research to establish the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Human Aging Research. The grant will fund research to translate recent laboratory and animal discoveries into therapies to slow human aging. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/DC16559LOGO) Aging contributes to many of the...