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2012-05-03 06:27:15

BRONX, N.Y., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in collaboration with Nurses' Health Study investigators have shown that levels of certain related proteins found in blood are associated with a greatly reduced risk for developing type 2 diabetes up to a decade or more later. The findings, published today in the online edition of Diabetes, could open a new front in the war against diabetes. These proteins...

2012-05-02 14:21:26

Annual Awards Gala Will Recognize Outstanding Leaders for Individuals with Disabilities Thursday, May 3, 2012 6:30 p.m. at Yankee Stadium, One East 161st Street, Bronx, NY 10451 NEW YORK, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Easter Seals New York will host its annual awards gala in the Yankee Stadium Legends Suite Club on Thursday May 3rd, 2012. The Playing for Today Gala will honor those who exemplify hope through their invaluable dedication to the Easter Seals New York mission and...

2012-04-04 10:27:52

BRONX, N.Y., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meredith Hawkins, M.D., professor of medicine and director of the Global Diabetes Initiative at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, will receive the American Federation for Medical Research's (AFMR) highest honor for medical research, the Outstanding Investigator Award. The prestigious prize is given annually to one exceptional investigator aged 45 or younger for excellence in biomedical research. Dr. Hawkins was...

2012-03-05 03:00:00

Risk of Problems Later in Childhood Can Double with Snoring and Apnea BRONX, N.Y., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study of more than 11,000 children followed for over six years has found that young children with sleep-disordered breathing are prone to developing behavioral difficulties such as hyperactivity and aggressiveness, as well as emotional symptoms and difficulty with peer relationships, according to researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva...

2012-02-02 15:00:00

A Stronger Link than Cholesterol Levels to Ischemic Stroke BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a surprising finding with significant implications for older women, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and NYU School of Medicine have found that high levels of triglycerides (blood fats) are the strongest risk factor for the most common type of stroke in older women - more of a risk factor than elevated levels of total cholesterol...

2011-12-19 14:16:00

Tuesday, December 20th, 10:00 a.m. at Bronx Child Development Center, 2433 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461 NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Easter Seals New York will host its annual Santa visit and Holiday Toy Drive on Tuesday, December 20th, at the Bronx Child Development Center (CDC) in Bronx, New York. Beginning at 10:00 a.m., students and their families will gather together to not only visit with Santa, but receive toys graciously donated by the New York State...

2011-12-16 12:15:00

BRONX, N.Y., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a morning ceremony today, New York City Council Member James Vacca, along with administrators and faculty members of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, celebrated the re-launch of Einstein's Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center (MRRC). Thanks to Council Member Vacca's support, Einstein now houses an advanced magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy system (MRI/MRS) that provides imaging...

2011-11-29 16:00:00

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Elevated blood sugar levels are associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer, according to a study led by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The findings, observed in nearly 5,000 postmenopausal women, appear in the November 29 online edition of the British Journal of Cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer...

2011-11-18 08:30:00

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York State Senator Jeffrey D. Klein joined administrators and faculty members of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University last Friday to officially open their new Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory. Several pieces of high-tech diagnostic and monitoring equipment, including advanced electroencephalogram (EEG) systems, stimulus delivery equipment and specialized video recording devices, were purchased through a $1...

2011-11-16 08:00:00

A leading Bronx dental practice, Hutchinson Metro Dental, Bronx NY is pleased to announce that Bronx Periodontist John Kong, DDS is now offering the most up to date periodontal technology including dental implants designed to significantly benefit people who are missing teeth from disease or accident. Bronx , NY (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 Hutchinson Metro Dental, Bronx , NY, and Bronx Periodontist John Kong, DDS are pleased to announce that he is now offering periodontal care services to...