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2013-09-27 23:03:52

Everolimus Drug Study with TSC Patients to Measure Impact on Brain New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Bcureful® presented a check in the amount of $15,000.00 to Dr. Orrin Devinsky, Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, for his upcoming everolimus research project. Bcureful Board members Lori Nerheim of Chicago and Laurie Marshall of New York City presented the check to Dr. Devinsky. “Now is one of the most exciting times in TSC...

2013-08-06 12:18:35

Model may offer insights that are sufficiently simple, actionable and could potentially save lives With physicians facing increasing demands on their time, it can be extremely difficult to prioritize which preventive care methods should be used for their patients. Now, two researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have developed a mathematical model that will save time, lead to enhanced care, and potentially save lives. The two researchers, Glen Taksler, PhD and Scott Braithwaite, MD,...

2013-07-31 23:19:22

Key Ingredient in soon-to-be-released Pure Prodigy Shown to Offer a Range of Cognitive Enhancement Benefits Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 When the body is placed under stress – such as during cases of sleep deprivation, jet lag, or when in extremely cold conditions – mental performance often decreases, but now, it appears there may be an effective treatment available. According to information released by NYU Langone Medical Center in July 2012, evidence suggests L-Tyrosine...

2013-07-09 15:54:27

Increased concerns about the perceived risk of vaccination, inconvenience, or religious tenets are leading more U.S. parents to opt-out of vaccinating their children. Parents are increasingly able to do so in states that have relatively simple procedures for immunization exemption, report researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center in the July issue of Health Affairs. Some states, fearing a public health crisis, have responded by putting in place more burdensome procedures for parents of...

2013-06-21 13:08:52

Findings suggest a potent new therapeutic target for certain types of cancer Scientists have discovered the survival secret to a genetic mutation that stokes leukemia cells, solving an evolutionary riddle and paving the way to a highly targeted therapy for leukemia. In a paper published today in Cell, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center describe how a mutated protein, called Fbxw7, behaves differently when expressed in cancer cells versus healthy cells. "Fbxw7 is essential for making...


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