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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

Palliative care consults for advanced cancer patients reduces hospitalization and improves care

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Cancer patients admitted to the hospital with advanced stages of disease who were referred early to palliative care had decreased health care utilization and increased use of support services following discharge, according to a new study led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Mount Sinai researchers review progress of treating glutamate signalling in depression

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Major depressive disorder (MDD) impacts 15 million Americans and is the leading cause of disability, yet current treatments possess limited efficacy. Ketamine, which has been...Show More Summary

Mount Sinai to present clinical findings at American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2017

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Physicians, fellows, and researchers from Mount Sinai Health System will present research updates and clinical findings at the American College of Cardiology's 66th Annual Scientific Sessions in Washington, D.C., March 17-19, 2017. Mount Sinai cardiologists are available to comment on breaking news at the session.

International Harrington Prize in Medicine jointly awarded to three recipients

(University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) The fourth annual Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine has been jointly awarded to Daniel J. Drucker, MD (Mount Sinai Hospital, Canada), Joel F. Habener, MD (Massachusetts General Hospital, USA) and Jens J. Show More Summary

News: Asthma study proves ResearchKit data is accurate compared to other studies

2 months agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

Researchers from Mount Sinai Hospital have found that health data collected from Apple’s ResearchKit platform for one asthma study is reliable when compared to other methods, The Verge reports. The difficulty involved in recruiting study...Show More Summary

Some genetic variations difficult to evaluate using current stem cell modeling techniques

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Mount Sinai study on psychosis reveals the importance of clarifying the precise structure of any genetic mutation before moving forward with human-induced pluripotent stem cell studies.

NYC man, 70, learns he only has one kidney — and it's cancerous

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Ed Hepner walked into Mount Sinai Hospital with a sore back — and soon discovered that was the least of his problems.

Scientists discover metabolic pathway that drives tumor growth in aggressive cancers

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Mount Sinai researchers have discovered that a rheumatoid arthritis drug can block a metabolic pathway that occurs in tumors with a common cancer-causing gene mutation, offering a new possible therapy for aggressive cancers with few therapeutic options, according to a study to be published in Cancer Discovery.

Mount Sinai Hospital’s Smallest Micro-Premie is Heading Home!

Preeclampsia causes high blood pressure during pregnancy and can even result in damage to the body’s organs. If not treated timely, it can also lead to fatality for either the mother or the baby. Enitan Martins, who had the condition during her pregnancy, understood this, and she knew she would probably deliver her baby early. Show More Summary

Diabetic kidney disease is decoded, offering new avenues for diagnosis and treatment

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Mount Sinai researchers say their study represents hope for a complication considered incurable and deadly.

In rare disorder, novel agent stops swelling before it starts

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Mount Sinai researcher who treats hereditary angioedema says the drug, a potential game changer, is being studied in larger clinical trial.

17-year-old detained for attempted rape in Stuy Town

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Police caught the teen on Sunday after staff at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital said he'd checked himself in there, cops said.

Scientists create novel model that shows progression from normal blood cells to leukemia

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Mount Sinai researchers have created a novel model that shows the step-by-step progression from normal blood cells to leukemia and its precursor diseases, creating replicasShow More Summary

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