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2015-01-23 23:05:13

NewYork-Presbyterian is one of a select few hospitals in the country to be honored by The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) for reducing its energy consumption NEW

femur stem cells
2015-01-16 11:43:08

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have announced the discovery of a new stem cell in mice that is capable of regenerating both bone and cartilage, according to a new report in the journal Cell.

2015-01-08 23:06:57

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is one of a select group of medical centers participating in a clinical trial of a new device for advanced heart failure patients,

2014-11-09 23:01:07

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital will receive the prestigious Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service for its groundbreaking program, the NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Health Collaborative,

2014-11-04 23:00:19

Analysis of community health program in November edition of Health Affairs shows significant overall improvements in key metrics New York, NY (PRWEB) November

Beauty shots of Cirku extract
2014-10-27 07:07:02

Antioxidant-rich naturally occurring dietary compounds found in cocoa could help reverse age-related memory decline in otherwise healthy older adults, claims research led by Columbia University Medical Center and published Sunday in the journal Nature Neuroscience.

2014-10-15 23:02:13

A team of surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital saved the life of a one-week-old baby with the aid of a 3-D printed model of the child’s heart.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.