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2013-09-02 23:00:52

Worldwide study of more than 11,000 female patients provides evidence that stents can be safe and efficient in women who are traditionally underrepresented in clinical trials. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 Cardiac stents to open blocked heart arteries and reduce chest pain have been used for decades. However, cardiologists have never been certain that women benefitted from their use because clinical trials testing stents only included, at most, 25 percent women, making the...

2013-09-01 23:01:39

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Presents New Findings of their Patterns of Non-Adherence to Anti-Platelet Regimens in Stented Patients (PARIS) Study at European Society of Cardiology 2013 Congress New York, NY (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 Lead study investigators from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai presented their Patterns of Non-Adherence to Anti-Platelet Regimens in Stented Patients (PARIS) study findings at the ESC Congress 2013 in Amsterdam organized by the European...

2013-08-22 23:01:57

Mount Sinai Is the Official Medical Provider for the USTA and the US Open; Alexis Chiang Colvin, MD, of Mount Sinai Is Chief Medical Officer of the USTA New York, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center, the official medical provider for the United States Tennis Association and the US Open, is the official sponsor of Arthur Ashe Kids Day, the largest single-day tennis and entertainment event in the world, featuring international pop music stars and outstanding tennis...

2013-08-21 23:21:31

Under the agreement, Mount Sinai will retain rights to molecular biomarkers associated with disease progression and drug response, and Exosome Diagnostics will retain commercial development rights for molecular in vitro diagnostic products. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Exosome Diagnostics today announced a collaboration on the research and development of real-time nucleic acid-based body-fluid diagnostics to advance personalized...

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...


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