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2013-08-15 23:01:01

Global Leader in Cardiology, Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, of The Mount Sinai Medical Center is New Editor-in-Chief of JACC New York, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has selected internationally recognized cardiologist Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, as its next Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). Dr. Fuster will begin his five-year...

2013-07-31 23:22:28

Visitors to the Derald H. Ruttenberg Treatment Center First to Use App Assessing Patient Satisfaction New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 In an effort to better assess patient satisfaction, The Mount Sinai Medical Center has launched a real-time patient-feedback survey tool—RateMyHospital®—for cancer patients receiving treatment in the Derald H. Ruttenberg Treatment Center. The tool went live on Monday, July 15, and so far, scores of patients have been providing feedback in...

2013-07-26 23:01:58

Mount Sinai Recognized for Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care New York,NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center has been honored with the Circle of Life Award by the American Hospital Association at a ceremony today in San Diego. The award was accepted by R. Sean Morrison, MD, Director of the Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Director of the National Palliative Care Research Center and Professor of Geriatrics, Palliative and Internal...

2013-07-24 23:02:44

Mount Sinai and Emek Medical Center in Israel Announce an Agreement to Collaborate on Future Projects New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Childhood obesity rates in Israel are now similar to those in the United States, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Mount Sinai Global Health (http://icahn.mssm.edu/research/programs/mount-sinai-global-health), a program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Clalit Health Services in Israel...

2013-07-23 15:31:04

New model will pave the way for new treatments A gene mutation disrupts the activity of certain immune cells and causes the immune system to erroneously attack the liver, according to a new animal study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, will provide a new model for studying drug targets and therapies for Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH), a condition for which the only treatment options are short-acting steroids or...

2013-07-22 23:03:03

Dr. Colombel will direct The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center set to open in 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center has named Jean-Frédéric Colombel, MD, as the Director of The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, which is scheduled to open in 2014. Dr. Colombel also recently joined the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as Professor...

2013-07-18 23:03:24

ENTA welcomes Rhinologist and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgeon Roheen Raithatha, M.D. to its Park Slope (soon to be brand new Brooklyn Heights) and Bay Ridge clinical locations. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Brooklyn is Kings County. So it is not surprising that ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) is giving that borough’s residents the royal treatment by providing them enhanced medical services and capabilities and improved clinical facilities. ENTA, whose 40 clinical offices...

2013-07-12 23:01:19

Mount Sinai is the First Hospital in New York State to Receive The Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification New York, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center is the first medical center in New York State to be recognized by The Joint Commission with Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification. Mount Sinai joins an elite group of providers around the country who meet The Joint Commission’s standards for complex stroke care....

2013-07-03 23:02:43

Mount Sinai dermatologists say skin cancer can be successfully treated if caught early. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 In an effort to detect and prevent skin cancer, dermatologists from The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City performed approximately 400 complimentary melanoma screenings at the Aspen Ideas Festival (AIF) in Aspen, Colorado. Mount Sinai is the first medical center to sponsor the AIF held from June 26 through July 2, 2013. The on-site screening team was led by...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.