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2014-04-29 23:07:02

In recognition of May’s Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Melanoma Monday on May 5th, Mount Sinai Health System experts are arming the public with vital tips on prevention and offering free skin cancer screenings. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with one in five Americans developing it over the course of their lives. It’s also one of the most preventable types of cancers. In recognition of May’s Skin Cancer...

2014-04-28 23:04:36

Findings Show Several FDA-Approved Drugs May also be Effective in Patients Diagnosed with Dilated Cardiomyopathy New York, NY (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Scientists at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, along with collaborators at institutions in India, Italy, and Japan, have identified the first gene linked to childhood-onset familial dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), one of the most common heart muscle diseases in children. It is a progressive and potentially fatal heart condition...

2014-04-22 23:12:46

The International Association of Healthcare Professionals is proud to be a part of the fight against heart disease in women. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The International Association of Healthcare Professionals attended the annual Go Red for Women Luncheon, the latest event in its ongoing efforts to increase awareness of health issues afflicting women. IAHCP is honored to partner with such prominent organizations to help fight the epidemic of heart disease in women. The Go...

2014-04-15 23:08:27

Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital. The Cardio-Oncology Clinic, located at the Leon and Norma Hess Center for Science and...

2014-04-15 23:04:12

Recently, ENTA announced that the Shrewsbury, NJ based Central Jersey Otolaryngology group (at 1131 Broad Street) had agreed to become ENTA’s newest office, in a joinder scheduled for September 1st, 2014. Today, ENTA further enhanced the breadth of that location’s services by announcing that Allergist/Immunologist Katherine F. Szema, MD will become part of the Shrewsbury, NJ office on September 15th, 2014. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP...

2014-04-14 23:05:57

Six Mount Sinai Expert Guides use apps and digital content to support a new generation of physicians New York (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Wiley has teamed up with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, one of the world's leading medical institutions, to create a series of expert guides for medical trainees, research fellows and practicing physicians. The six Mount Sinai Expert Guides combine the expertise of the medical faculty with new online platforms and mobile apps, creating...

2014-04-08 23:22:25

Today, ENTA announced the addition of allergist/immunologist Sima Mithani, MD to its Englewood and Hackensack offices, to serve the needs of adult and pediatric residents in the many neighborhoods and communities of Bergen County, NJ. Dr. Mithani joins the Englewood (177 North Dean Street) and Hackensack (385 Prospect Avenue) offices beginning August 15th, 2014. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The predictions are dire. 2014 is expected to be a terrible year for allergy sufferers. Too...

2014-04-08 23:00:10

Dr. Ali G. Gharavi, a leading kidney disease researcher, has been appointed chief of the division of nephrology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Gharavi, also an associate professor of medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and director of its renal physiology and pathophysiology course, joined NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia in 2003. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 New Nephrology Chief Named at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia...

2014-04-04 23:03:08

Mount Sinai Heart’s Dr. Fergus Inaugurated at ABC’s 40th Anniversary Reception During the American College of Cardiology 2014 Scientific Session New York, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The new President of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) is Icilma V. Fergus, MD, Director of the Cardiovascular Disparities at Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Fergus’ inauguration occurred on the evening of Sunday, March 30 at the ABC’s 40th Anniversary Reception held...

2014-03-04 12:25:57

Unequal access to diagnosis and treatment results in deaths of 1,710 black women annually NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national study published today found a black: white disparity in breast cancer mortality in 39 of the most populous U.S. cities, with 35 of those cities experiencing a widening disparity over a 20-year period from 1990 to 2009. The 2014 Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Mortality Study is the largest study of its kind and the first to examine racial...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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