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2013-10-01 23:04:20

Collaborative Study by Spain and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Shows Potential Benefits of Administering Beta-Blocker Medication to Heart Attack Patients in Ambulance New York, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Early treatment of heart attack patients with an inexpensive beta-blocker drug called metoprolol, while in transit to the hospital, can significantly reduce damage to the heart during a myocardial infarction, according to clinical trial study results published Oct. 1 in the...

2013-09-30 23:27:18

Seven Member Hospital Campuses and a Single Medical School Serve as Basis for Integrated Health Care System New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The Boards of Trustees of The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners (CHP) today announced completion of the transaction to establish a new, integrated health system called the Mount Sinai Health System. Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and seven member hospital campuses, the Health System will provide...

2013-09-13 23:03:02

Study Reveals Network of Genes that Safeguard Cooperation in Stem Cells and the Developing Embryo New York, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 We often think of human cells as tiny computers that perform assigned tasks, where disease is a result of a malfunction. But in the current issue of Science, researchers at The Mount Sinai Medical Center offer a radical view of health — seeing it more as a cooperative state among cells, while they see disease as result of cells at war that fight...

2013-09-11 23:03:02

The Mount Sinai Medical Center is ranked #4 out of the 50 Most Social Media Friendly Hospitals in the United States. It was also the only hospital in the New York City metropolitan area to rank in the top 15. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center is ranked #4 out of the 50 Most Social Media Friendly Hospitals in the United States. It was also the only hospital in the New York City metropolitan area to rank in the top 15. The rankings, from MHADegree.org,...

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...

2013-07-03 23:02:43

Mount Sinai dermatologists say skin cancer can be successfully treated if caught early. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 In an effort to detect and prevent skin cancer, dermatologists from The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City performed approximately 400 complimentary melanoma screenings at the Aspen Ideas Festival (AIF) in Aspen, Colorado. Mount Sinai is the first medical center to sponsor the AIF held from June 26 through July 2, 2013. The on-site screening team was led by...

2013-07-02 23:02:25

At Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado, Mount Sinai CEO Kenneth L. Davis, MD advocates action by patients, physicians and policymakers to orchestrate change. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Increased prevalence and severity of Type 2 diabetes is a major threat to our country's health and a significant driver of healthcare expense," said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York in an Aspen Ideas Festival interview with...

2013-06-24 23:01:38

Mount Sinai is the first medical center sponsor of the Aspen Ideas Festival. Two drawings for whole genome sequencing to be held on June 29th and July 1st. New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, will speak on the future of medicine at the Aspen Ideas Festival to be held in Aspen, Colorado from Wednesday, June 26 through Tuesday, July 2. Mount Sinai is the first medical center to sponsor the Festival,...

2013-06-19 23:00:39

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai demonstrated several new studies at The Endocrine Society´s Annual Meeting & Expo (ENDO) from June 15-18 in San Francisco about diabetes self-management, as well as the role of prostastic acid phosphatase (PAP) in Prostate Cancer (PCa) bone metastases; identifed new molecules that can stimulate the thyroid gland; revealed the prevalence of primary aldosteronism (PA) in an urban population; and showed how thyroid...

2013-06-18 23:01:52

New York magazine named 145 physicians from The Mount Sinai Medical Center to its "Best Doctors' list. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 New York magazine named 145 physicians from The Mount Sinai Medical Center to its “Best Doctors” list, up from 129 last year. The new issue also lists 52 additional doctors who serve at hospitals within Mount Sinai´s affiliate network, which continues on a strategic growth trajectory. The “Best Doctors” issue, which this year...


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