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2013-08-23 23:04:21

From NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center: Most children experience some degree of apprehension and excitement as the first day of school approaches, but what does it mean when a child is overcome with fear at the thought of separating from parents and caregivers to go to class? New York (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Most children experience some degree of apprehension and excitement as the first day of school approaches, but what does it mean when a child is overcome with fear at...

2013-08-20 23:00:21

With the start of the school year around the corner, now is the perfect time for parents to ramp up efforts at infusing their kids’ lunches with creative, healthy options. “You don’t have to completely cut back on snacks and sugars to ensure that your child eats a well-balanced meal,” explains Dr. Joel Lavine, chief of pediatric gastroenterology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 With the start of the school year...

2013-07-23 23:21:07

A team of surgeons and members of the breast cancer program of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is conducting a two-year pilot study of an innovative microsurgery technique coupled with imaging technology to not only prevent lymphedema but also potentially detect and treat it early. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 A team of surgeons and members of the breast cancer program of the Herbert Irving...

2013-07-16 23:30:18

NewYork-Presbyterian is in top 3 nationally for cardiology/heart surgery, nephrology, and neurology/neurosurgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks No. 1 in the New York tri-state area, No. 1 in New York state and No. 7 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report's annual "Best Hospitals" survey, released today. The hospital -- one of the largest and most comprehensive in the country, with nearly 2,600 beds -- ranks third in the...

2013-06-27 23:40:43

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is now one of just two hospitals in the United States to offer colon cancer screening using computer-assisted colonoscopy. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Is One of First Hospitals in U.S. to Offer Computer-Assisted Colonoscopy Remote-controlled system transmits less force on the bowel wall; may allow for a more comfortable and potentially sedation-free examination NewYork-Presbyterian...

2013-06-26 13:52:01

Weill Cornell study suggests urbanization and industrialization, coupled with a possible predisposition to hypertensive diseases, may be responsible Based on the experience of a large hospital in Tanzania, Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have discovered a "startlingly" high burden of hypertension in this sub-Saharan African country. In the Journal of Hypertension, the researchers say non-communicable disease -- driven primarily by hypertension, resulting in stroke and other...

2013-06-17 23:00:13

For the thirteenth straight year, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has more physicians listed in New York magazine's annual "Best Doctors" list than any other hospital. In the latest survey, 209 NewYork-Presbyterian physicians from 55 specialties were recognized, representing 17 percent of the 1,198 doctors listed. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 For the thirteenth straight year, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has more physicians listed in New York magazine's annual "Best Doctors" list...

2013-06-14 12:25:48

Book Launch Marks Hospital's 150th Anniversary NEW YORK, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With 537 pages and 150 photographs, "Anatomy of a Hospital" chronicles the history of the nation's oldest hospital for orthopedics, from its beginnings in a doctor's home to help destitute children with disabilities to the premier hospital it has become today. From its founding during the Civil War to the present, the book's history of the hospital parallels the history of medicine, of New York...

2013-06-13 20:22:32

NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that Laurie H. Glimcher, MD, Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College, has been elected to the Board of Trustees. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130613/DC32105 ) Dr. Glimcher is the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, where she is also Professor of Medicine. In addition, she is Provost for Medical Affairs of Cornell University. Previous to her...

2013-06-03 08:29:06

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that it will donate $1M to the Alliance for Fertility Preservation (the Alliance), a newly formed 501c3 charitable organization established by and comprised of experts representing a broad range of disciplines. The Alliance helps to promote the education of patients diagnosed with cancer to enable them to make the best informed decisions regarding fertility preservation options prior to...