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2011-12-13 22:55:37

New study reveals molecular mechanism promoting the breakdown of plaque by statins In a new study, NYU Langone Medical Center researchers have discovered how cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins promote the breakdown of plaque in the arteries. The study was published online by the journal PLoS One on December 6, 2011. The findings support a large clinical study that recently showed patients taking high-doses of the cholesterol-lowering medications not only reduced their cholesterol...

2011-12-07 10:21:00

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IOD Incorporated, a leading provider of integrated HIM solutions to hospitals, IDNs, healthcare systems and clinics, today announced its partnership with New York University Medical Center. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111207/CG18689LOGO</font>) NYU Langone Medical Center needed a release of information (ROI) service that would streamline its workflow, ensure regulatory compliance...

2011-11-30 18:07:41

Stress-related disorders are often linked to people working in the line of fire. In a study led by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center in collaboration with the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco, police recruits were assessed during academy training before critical incident exposure and provided salivary cortisol at first awakening and after 30 minutes. Police academy recruits who showed the greatest rise in the stress hormone cortisol after...

2011-11-30 14:31:46

Researchers reveal deletions and mutations of the FBXO11 gene in B-cells contribute to the development of the most common type of lymphoma Researchers from the NYU Cancer Institute, an NCI-designated cancer center at NYU Langone Medical Center, have discovered a new potential therapeutic target for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL), the most aggressive and common type of lymphoma in adults. The new study, published in the November 23 issue of Nature, reveals the underlying molecular...

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...

2011-11-23 10:03:29

Researchers identify new therapeutic target for pancreas' dangerous, sudden swelling and inflammation NYU Langone Medical Center researchers have discovered the novel protective role dendritic cells play in the pancreas. The new study, published in the November issue of journal Gastroenterology, shows dendritic cells can safeguard the pancreas against acute pancreatitis, a sudden dangerous swelling and inflammation of the pancreas gland. "Our study findings demonstrate that an abundance...

2011-11-21 09:17:30

A new animal study suggests that with training, smell can improve In a new study scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have shown that the sense of smell can be improved. The new findings, published online November 20, 2011, in Nature Neuroscience, suggest possible ways to reverse the loss of smell due to aging or disease. Smell is unique among our senses, explains Donald A. Wilson, PhD, professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at NYU Langone Medical Center and senior research...

2011-11-18 03:12:49

Potent intracellular messengers implicated in cancer metastasis, blood clotting and inflammation Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have discovered a protein called TAT-5 that affects the production of extracellular vesicles, small sacs of membrane released from the surface of cells, capable of sending signals to other cells. When released extracellular vesicles can affect tumor spread, blood clotting and inflammation. Their discovery gives new insight into how extracellular...

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....

2011-11-02 12:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ottilie & Lulu, the New York based tween skin and hair care line, and KiDS of NYU Langone have partnered to lift the spirits of hospitalized tweens and build clean, healthy grooming habits. To start its partnership and get the giving season off to a great start, KiDS of NYU Langone is asking its donors to purchase 2 Ottilie & Lulu Gift Sets and donate the second set to tweens in its hospital. Ottilie & Lulu will donate 10% of sales to...