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Alzheimer's disease risk linked to a network of genes associated with myeloid cells

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Mount Sinai researchers find this network central to Alzheimer's disease susceptibility.

Mount Sinai researcher identifies best practices for cochlear implant hearing preservation

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Findings could transform treatment worldwide and enhance patient care.

Early stress confers lifelong vulnerability causing alterations in a specific brain region

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Mount Sinai study establishes mechanism by which an early window of exposure defines the response to stress in adulthood.

A smaller Mount Sinai Beth Israel won't cause a shortage of hospital beds

The state Department of Health said Thursday that the relocation and downsizing of Mount Sinai Beth Israel won't cause a shortage of hospital beds in New York City. "Residents of lower Manhattan... To view the full story, click the title link.

Treating depression w/ software: Tech from Mount Sinai steps into the digital healthcare universe

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) A treatment for depression using Emotional Faces Memory Task (EFMT), a technology originally developed by two Mount Sinai researchers, resulted in a significantly greater reduction...Show More Summary

Exposure to specific toxins and nutrients during late pregnancy & early life correlate w autism risk

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Mount Sinai study uses a unique source -- baby teeth -- to reveal that both the timing and amount of exposure can affect diagnosis.

Mount Sinai to launch new program for at-risk pregnant women

Mount Sinai Health System and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are jointly launching a new Fetal Medicine Program in New York on Wednesday. As part of the program, Mount Sinai Hospital is... To view the full story, click the title link.

Visual recognition memory impaired after multiple exposures to anesthesia during infancy

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Repeated exposure to a common anesthesia drug early in life results in visual recognition memory impairment, which emerges after the first year of life and may persist long-term, according to a study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published online May 31 in The British Journal of Anaesthesia.

Wild orangutan teeth provide insight into human breast-feeding evolution

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Biomarkers in the teeth of wild orangutans indicate nursing patterns related to food fluctuations in their habitats, which can help guide understanding of breast-feeding evolution in humans, according to a study published today in Science Advances.

Mount Sinai and the New Jewish Home Expand Collaboration

The Mount Sinai Health System and The New Jewish Home are continuing their expansion of services to improve the care of hospitalized patients who require specialized post-acute or long-term care at a skilled nursing facility after leaving the hospital.

Researchers discover how flu viruses hijack human cells

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Much is known about flu viruses, but little is understood about how they reproduce inside human host cells, spreading infection. Now, a research team headed by investigators...Show More Summary

Researchers identify immunotherapy targets in early-stage lung cancer

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Immunotherapy, which has achieved remarkable results in late-stage lung cancer patients, can also hold great hope for newly diagnosed patients, cutting the deadly disease off before it has the chance to take hold and offering a potential cure, according to a new Mount Sinai study published today in Cell.

Mount Sinai eyes Long Island expansion

Mount Sinai Health System may soon expand its reach to Long Island. The health system has begun negotiating a formal affiliation agreement with South Nassau Communities Hospital, a 455-bed facility... To view the full story, click the title link.

Colon Cancer: Preventable, Treatable, Beatable

David A. Greenwald, MD, Director of Clinical Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, The Mount Sinai Hospital Colon Cancer: Preventable, Treatable, Beatable Each year, more than 50,000 Americans die from colon cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Show More Summary

Researchers identify tactic Dengue virus uses to delay triggering immune response

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Mount Sinai researchers describe novel mechanism cells use to recognize earliest stages of infection and how virus evades triggering an immune response.

Mount Sinai study reveals how learning in the present shapes future learning

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) The prefrontal cortex shapes memory formation by modulating hippocampal encoding.

New Advice For Preventing Peanut Allergy In Young Children

Scott H. Sicherer, M.D., Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Professor of Pediatrics, Allergy and Immunology, Chief of the Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, The Mount Sinai Hospital Caring for a child with an allergy to peanuts or other foods is like living in a minefield. Show More Summary

Pre-existing immunity to dengue and West Nile may cause increased risk in Zika-infected

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) As the Zika virus continues to spread rapidly across the globe, it might pose a particular risk to people previously infected with two related viruses, dengue and West Nile, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have found. Show More Summary

Team of scientists demonstrate path for tackling rare cancers with no effective treatment

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Study results indicate importance of treatment based on genetic mutation rather than location of origin.

Epigenetic alteration a promising new drug target for heroin use disorder

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Heroin use is associated with excessive histone acetylation, an epigenetic process that regulates gene expression, and more years of drug use correlate with higher levels of...Show More Summary

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