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2012-02-06 22:33:12

Experts from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center will present their latest research and clinical findings on diseases of the muscle, tendon, bone and joint at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), February 7-11 in San Francisco, California. "The introduction of new imaging and research techniques, combined with advances in clinical care, allows our researchers to identify the basic biology of joint tissues and the impact...

2012-01-30 14:20:00

Sports medicine specialist and assistant clinical professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery at New York University School of Medicine Dr. Victor Khabie offers tips on preventing wrestling related injury. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 Wrestling as a sport can be traced back to the ancient Olympics and has been practiced throughout the world in many forms and styles ever since. Today, wrestling is offered at various levels, from youth wrestling in middle school through high...

2011-11-29 10:34:46

Experts from the Department of Radiology at NYU Langone Medical Center will present new research and advanced imaging techniques at the 97th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, November 27 - December 2, 2011. Experts are available to comment on their research as well as the latest technology and its application for specific conditions. Presentations include: *Genitourinary: Evaluating Renal Function* Monday, November 28 at...

2011-11-16 22:23:36

Experts from Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center will present research and clinical insight into complex medical rehabilitation, the treatment of traumatic brain injuries and the integration of handheld technologies into practice management at the American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) Annual Meeting in Orlando, November 17-20, 2011. Experts will be available to comment about advances in rehabilitation medicine....

Study Links Father's Depression To Child's Behavioral Problems
2011-11-07 13:52:47

According to a new study, depression in fathers is linked to behavioral problems in their children. The study said that while 6 percent of children with non-depressed parents had behavior problems, 11 percent of children with a depressed father did. "There are countless articles on the effect of depression and other mental health problems in mothers on children, but this is virtually the first paper that we are aware of that has looked at similar effects in fathers," study author Dr....

2011-10-21 13:49:25

In the October 20th edition of the journal Cell Host and Microbe, Drs. Claudia Plottel and Martin J. Blaser of the Departments of Medicine and Microbiology at NYU Langone Medical Center, and the Department of Biology at New York University, present a model for understanding how cancer evolves in humans based on an understanding of the bacteria living in our body, the microbiome. The authors suggest that the bacteria that reside in us play a crucial role in maintaining our health. This...

2011-08-26 09:00:00

Lauren Kennish M.D., rheumatologist, has joined the medical team in Summit Medical Groupâs rheumatology department. Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Lauren Kennish M.D., rheumatologist, has joined the medical team in Summit Medical Groupâs rheumatology department. Dr. Kennish earned her BA in biology with distinction at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and she earned her MD at New York University School of Medicine in New York City. After...

2011-08-24 21:45:35

Researcher urges immediate investigation of widespread antibiotic use and overuse In the zeal to eliminate dangerous bacteria, it is possible that we are also permanently killing off beneficial bacteria as well, posits Martin Blaser, MD, Frederick H. King Professor of Medicine, professor of Microbiology and chair of the Department of Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center. His commentary is published in the August 25 edition of the journal Nature. Dr. Blaser sounded the alarm to the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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