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2014-04-18 23:03:46

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center has opened the Irving Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, a state-of-the-art facility for comprehensive bone marrow transplant (BMT) care.

2014-04-11 23:02:54

Every year, thousands of Americans die waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant because there just aren't enough organ donors.

2014-04-08 23:00:10

Dr. Ali G. Gharavi, a leading kidney disease researcher, has been appointed chief of the division of nephrology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr.

2014-04-04 23:28:25

Older adults are especially susceptible to heat-related injuries and heat stroke. Dr. Evelyn Granieri, director of geriatrics at NewYork-Presbyterian/Allen Hospital, and Dr.

2014-03-24 23:24:56

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center marked a milestone in cardiac care after completing its 1,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a procedure for patients

2014-03-24 23:00:07

Research led by doctors from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center finds that universal neuromuscular training—which focuses on the optimal way to bend, jump, land, and pivot

2014-03-19 23:00:41

Katie Couric, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and its Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health, and the Entertainment Industry Foundation's (EIF) National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance

2014-03-17 23:00:04

This past weekend, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital brought together software designers and developers from around the city and country for InnovateNYP, New York's first hospital-focused hackathon.

2014-03-05 23:00:11

While the number of men in the United States diagnosed with low testosterone has increased considerably over the last decade, a team of experts, led by Dr. Darius A.

2014-02-25 23:27:02

“It’s important for people to understand that with proper screening, colon cancer can not only be detected early, but often can be prevented from developing,” says Dr.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.