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Many pelvic tumors in women may have common origin -- fallopian tubes

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) Most -- and possibly all -- ovarian cancers start, not in ovaries, but instead in the fallopian tubes attached to them.

Distinguished Movement Disorders Researchers to Lead Fresco Institute at NYU Langone Health

Two renowned Parkinson's disease and movement disorders physician-researchers have been appointed co-executive directors of the Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson's and Movement Disorders at NYU Langone Health. Steven J. Show More Summary

NYU Langone Launches Office to Enhance Hospitals' Role in Improving Community Health

NYU Langone office, with funding from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will help advance hospital efforts to work with communities on population health.

Calcium lets T cells use sugar to multiply and fight infection

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) A calcium signal controls whether immune cells can use the nutrients needed to fuel their multiplication into a cellular army designed to fight invading viruses.

Transcranial direct current stimulation reduces fatigue associated with multiple sclerosis

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who underwent a non-invasive form of electrical brain stimulation, called transcranial direct current stimulation, or tDCS, experienced significant reductions...Show More Summary

New system finds and targets vulnerabilities in lung cancer cells

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) Genetic changes that help lung cancer thrive also make it vulnerable to a promising experimental drug.

Doctors define 'safe and effective' margins for 'one and done' skin removal around suspicious moles

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) By carefully tracing a line of at least 2 millimeters outside of and around the edges of a mole that is suspected of being a cancer, doctors can remove all of its cells and avert the need for a second surgery.

Shorter course of radiation treatment safe for breast cancer patients under 50

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) A higher-dose, shorter form of radiation is safe, effective, and no more damaging to the breast tissue or skin of breast cancer patients under age 50 than it is in older patients.

Wireless food stamp transactions tied to healthier shopping

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) New research links the equipping of mobile fruit and vegetable stands with wireless banking devices programmed to accept food stamps to the buying of more healthy foods by people with low incomes.

An exercise physiologist reveals why she never uses the elliptical — and what she prefers instead

Heather Milton, a senior exercise physiologist at NYU Langone Health, says too many people don't work hard enough on the elliptical trainer. So this is what she does instead. Following is a transcript of the video. Many people tend to use the elliptical trainer and will start reading or watching TV. Show More Summary

An exercise physiologist reveals the mistake many runners make — and it has nothing to do with legs or feet

Heather Milton, exercise physiologist at NYU Langone Health, reveals the biggest mistake many runners make. Following is a transcript of the video. To maximize the amount of energy you are using when you are walking or running on anShow More Summary

NYU Researchers Examine Disaster Preparedness and Recovery in a Hurricane-Induced Hospital Evacuation

Two reports published in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship reveal important insights on emergency preparedness, recovery, and resilience from nurses working at NYU Langone Health's main hospital during Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

New study reveals hidden burden of Lupus among Hispanic and Asian women in Manhattan

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) Within Manhattan's diverse population, the autoimmune disease lupus affects Hispanic and Asian women more frequently than white women, according to a new study led by investigators at NYU...Show More Summary

An exercise scientist explains why you shouldn't do sit-ups or crunches

Heather Milton, a senior exercise physiologist at NYU Langone Health, does not recommend sit-ups or crunches for building your core because they put your spine through unnecessary stress. Following is a transcript of the video. Going into exercises like crunches is putting your body in spinal flexion, rather than maintaining a neutral spine. Show More Summary

Children exposed to chemicals in 9/11 'dust' show early signs of risk of heart disease

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) Sixteen years after the collapse of the World Trade Center towers sent a 'cloud' of toxic debris across Lower Manhattan, children living nearby who likely breathed in the ash and fumes are showing early signs of risk for future heart disease.

New antibodies target protein structures common to several neurological diseases

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) A new kind of antibody targets a feature shared by proteins thought to cause the most damage in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and related conditions, creating potential for a unified treatment approach.

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn Appoints New Chief of Rehabilitation Medicine

Jeffrey S. Fine, MD, to lead Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health's inpatient and outpatient services, and network development in Brooklyn.

Vitamin C may encourage blood cancer stem cells to die

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) Vitamin C may 'tell' faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers.

NYU Langone to build $84 million surgery center in Brooklyn

NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn is planning an $83.7 million ambulatory surgery center in Sunset Park, as its health system parent organization continues to invest in the Brooklyn campus it... To view the full story, click the title l...

Mutant ants provide insights into social interaction

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) Ants engineered to lack their 'sense of smell' became unable to communicate, navigate or forage. A new study may further the understanding of the genetics of social communication across evolution, with the potential to shape research into disorders that interfere with it.

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