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Latest Mount Sinai Hospital, New York Stories

2014-01-12 23:00:32

Mount Sinai Heart leads international research team testing new sugar-based tracer to help in the cardiovascular imaging hunt for inflamed high-risk, vulnerable artery plaques before they rupture. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 An international research team led by Mount Sinai Heart at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is testing its novel sugar-based tracer contrast agent to be used with positron emission tomography (PET) imaging to help in the hunt for dangerous...

2014-01-07 23:22:43

As of August 1st, 2014, Allergist/Immunologist Jillian Hochfelder, MD will see adult and pediatric patients in the Practice’s Bronx and Tuckahoe clinical locations. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 As the resident and business populations of the Bronx and Westchester counties continue to grow in size and importance, so does the coincident need for superb medical care. With that in mind, ENT and Allergy Associates—whose 150 otolaryngologists, laryngologists, neurotologists,...

2014-01-06 16:26:44

Distinguished surgical oncologist offers advanced treatment options for gastrointestinal malignancies CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is proud to announce that Juan Sanabria, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, has joined the hospital as a surgical oncologist focusing on the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies including liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, gall bladder cancer and...

2013-12-31 23:00:05

Mount Sinai Experts Available to Discuss Tips & Information on the Degenerative Eye Disease New York, New York (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Glaucoma, a degenerative eye disease that causes damage to the optic nerve, is the second leading cause of blindness in the world according to the World Health Organization. Ophthalmologists at The Mount Sinai Hospital offer tips for prevention and early detection of the condition. In most cases, there are few or no symptoms of glaucoma. Gradually...

2013-12-20 16:24:46

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai joins a top-flight network of 25 regional stroke centers announced by the National Institute of Health that will focus on prevention, treatment, and recovery from stroke. As part of the NIH Stroke Trials Network (NIHStrokeNet), the medical school will receive a 5-year, $1.3 million grant to build a collaborative research infrastructure for a regional coordinating stroke center. "As...

2013-12-17 23:19:53

Nation’s leading respiratory hospital and renowned New York-based health care system develop joint venture to provide care and research focused on respiratory and related diseases. Denver, CO and New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 National Jewish Health and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Announce Creation of Respiratory Institute in New York Nation’s leading respiratory hospital and renowned New York-based health care system develop joint venture to provide care and...

2013-12-09 20:22:33

CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary, a North Lawndale resident, had no idea she had diabetes. That is, until a community health worker carrying a bag labeled Lawndale Diabetes Project knocked on her door last year. One year later, Mary, and other community residents like her, are managing their Type 2 diabetes and are attending nutrition and exercise programs hosted by Sinai Health System. They are now part of a broader success story. Sinai Urban Health...

2013-12-06 11:02:46

Findings have implications for treating severe treatment-refractory epilepsy, says Mount Sinai researcher New research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai shows that microRNA-128 is one of the strongest regulators of nerve cell excitability and motor activity, and that it does so by adjusting an entire neuronal signaling pathway. Published online Dec. 6 in the journal Science, the preclinical study suggests that developing new drugs for treatment-refractory epilepsy that...

2013-12-03 23:01:55

Mount Sinai Hospital’s Cardiologists Contribute to the Creation of Newly Proposed MOGE(S) Classification System for Cardiomyopathy Disorders, with an Easy-to-Use Online Diagnostic App for Physicians New York, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Leading cardiologists at The Mount Sinai Hospital have contributed to the development of a new classification system called MOGE(S) for cardiomyopathies, the diseases of the heart muscle which can lead to heart enlargement and heart failure. The new...

2013-11-18 23:22:01

Research Team Led by Dr. Valentin Fuster, Director of Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Present Promising Three-Year Follow-up Study Results in Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Report at AHA Scientific Sessions 2013 New York, New York (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Preschoolers can learn about healthy eating and exercise through Sesame Street. In a study presented on November 18 at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2013, preschoolers in Bogotá, Colombia...