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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...

2013-05-10 23:02:48

Dr. Augustine M. K. Choi has been appointed chairman of the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and physician-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, effective Aug. 1, 2013. Dr. Choi currently is the Parker B. Francis Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston New York, New York (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Dr. Augustine M. K. Choi has been appointed...

2013-05-07 23:02:22

A stroke can strike in an instant, but can change a person's life forever. Remembering the acronym FAST is an easy way to learn how to recognize a stroke and what to do to minimize its long-term damaging effects. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 A stroke can strike in an instant, but can change a person's life forever. Strokes -- 80 percent of which are caused by a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the brain -- are medical emergencies that require immediate attention. The earlier...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'