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2014-02-24 12:27:00

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is One of Four U.S. Field Sites for Landmark Study BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One in every six people in the U.S. is Hispanic/Latino and as a group they live longer than non-Hispanic whites (81.4 years vs. 78.8 years). Yet, despite their strong representation and relative longevity, little is understood about this group's health conditions and behaviors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120531/DC16559LOGO The Hispanic...

2014-02-12 20:22:02

BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --A study describing the complete wiring diagram for the part of the nervous system that controls mating behavior in male roundworms was chosen as the most outstanding paper published in Science in the year June 2012 to May 2013. Scott Emmons, Ph.D. , senior author of the paper and professor of genetics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, will accept the American Association for the Advancement of Science's...

2014-02-10 23:04:22

Leading Boston metro area hospital integrates Wellframe Mobile Platform for Care Management and Patient Engagement to interact with cardiac rehab patients beyond the hospital, aiming to reduce readmission rates and increase quality of care. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Wellframe, a Boston-based company that combines mobile devices and artificial intelligence to amplify caring relationships by engaging patients in personalized care plans, today announced that the Wellframe Mobile...

2014-02-04 16:29:33

$3 Million Gift Establishes Anaerobic Structural Biology Program, Focusing on C. Difficile BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the foe is a disease-causing microbe, identifying the structure of its component proteins can greatly aid efforts to kill or disable it. Research to gain this knowledge will be bolstered by a $3 million grant from The Price Family Foundation. The gift to Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and the University of...

2014-01-24 12:23:18

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several individuals and organizations were honored today at the 95(th) Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) at the Hyatt Regency Princeton. NJHA Healthcare Leader Awards The 2014 Distinguished Service Award was presented to Robert P. Wise of Lebanon, president and CEO of Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington. Wise was honored for his more than 20 years of service, leadership and commitment to the...

2014-01-09 12:27:16

BRONX, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roadside bombs and other blasts have made head injury the "signature wound" of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. Most combat veterans recover from mild traumatic brain injury, also known as concussion, but a small minority experience significant and long-term side effects. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/DC16559LOGO) Now, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, in cooperation...

2014-01-07 04:21:16

BRONX, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More women are choosing science careers, yet women are notoriously underrepresented in senior academic positions--often because they abandon their careers due to pessimism about advancement. New research suggests that putting more women in decision-making roles on the teams that organize symposia could offer a simple, effective step forward. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/DC16559LOGO) Women have made dramatic...

2013-11-25 16:27:21

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 25 million Americans have diabetes, yet as many as 60 percent of type 2 diabetes patients do not follow treatment plans prescribed by their healthcare provider and about 50 percent fail to meet treatment recommendations for control of blood glucose levels. Consistent adherence to oral medications and injectable insulin, both used to keep blood glucose levels in check, is particularly challenging among young patients and...

2013-11-20 16:26:16

Funds to support research focused on underserved populations NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Health has awarded Montefiore Medical Center a $1.17 million grant to support the Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research, a joint project between Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The funds from the Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP) will allow Montefiore and Einstein to...

2013-10-09 12:26:35

BRONX, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Findings from a study involving thousands of postmenopausal women suggest that women who develop invasive breast cancer may benefit from taking supplements containing both multivitamins and minerals. The new research, published today in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, found that the risk of dying from invasive breast cancer was 30 percent lower among multivitamin/mineral users compared with nonusers. (Logo:...