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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...

2013-11-17 23:00:59

Editors of Circulation Research Recognize Mount Sinai Heart Researchers at AHA Scientific Sessions 2013 for their Work to Repair and Reverse Heart Attack Damage New York, NY (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 The Editors of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) journal Circulation Research have awarded Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai researchers a “Best Manuscript Award” for their investigations on repair and reversal of heart attack damage. The winning manuscript, “Stem Cell...

2013-11-12 23:20:08

ENTA proudly announced that it has hired Eric M. Saidel, JD, to serve as its new Director of Human Resources. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 With approximately 900 employees, including physicians, clinicians and staff in its ranks, ENT and Allergy Associates (ENTA) is not only the largest Ear, Nose, Throat, Allergy, and Audiology Practice in the nation, it is also one that requires excellence in every aspect of its management corps in order to continue to both innovate and blend...

2013-11-06 23:02:04

Dr. Stewart Appointed Director of Aortic Surgery and Co-Director of the Valve Center in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, NY (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 The Mount Sinai Hospital is pleased to announce leading cardiac surgeon, Allan S. Stewart, MD, has been appointed Director of Aortic Surgery and Co-Director of the Valve Center in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Stewart joins Mount Sinai from NewYork-Presbyterian...

2013-11-04 23:19:57

Top-Flight Gynecologic Oncology Team to Direct Mount Sinai Program New York, NY (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Peter R. Dottino, MD, has been appointed Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System, effective October 1, 2013. He also holds an appointment as Associate Clinical Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Dottino is an internationally-renowned expert in...

2013-10-30 23:03:55

Multidisciplinary Team of Doctors at The Mount Sinai Hospital Testing Innovative Heart Failure Therapy in Global Clinical Trial New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 A multidisciplinary team of experts in heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia, and neurosurgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital are now testing nerve stimulation in the neck as a novel therapy for heart failure patients to potentially help relieve their debilitating symptoms of fatigue, shortness of breath, and heart arrhythmias,...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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