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New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials
A new psoriasis drug delivered dramatic results in two clinical trials, perhaps heralding an effective new treatment for patients with the chronic skin disease.
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Hospital pharmacist charged in theft of 200K pills
Anthony D'Alessandro, center, a former pharmacy chief of Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital, speaks to his attorney as he appears for an arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court in New York, with his attorney Joseph V. Sorrentino.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Zalman Schacter-Shalomi and the long history of Jewish-Sufism
The TV news crawl at the bottom of the Al Jazeera screen read: "Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, father of Jewish Renewal, dies in Colorado."
1,000 Apartments Could Be Built on Top of East River Plaza
The developers of the East River Plaza mall are planning to add a residential tower with as many as 1,000 units atop the existing structure - and want to get some feedback from East Harlem residents at a meeting Wednesday night.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Efficacy and Safety of Rivaroxaban Compared With Warfarin Among...
Efficacy and Safety of Rivaroxaban Compared With Warfarin Among Elderly Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation in the Rivaroxaban Once Daily, Oral, Direct Factor Xa Inhibition Compared With Vitamin K Antagonism for Prevention of Stroke and Embolism Trial in Atrial Fibrillation From Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY ; ... (more)
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Whiz Kid: Miller Place's Victoria Verni
Name: Victoria Verni, age 18 School: Miller Place High School Class of 2014 Accomplishments: Victoria was a member of the Select Chorus and Vocal Jazz Ensembles.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Gut Cells May Be Coaxed to Make Insulin for People With Type 1 Diabetes
Scientists are hopeful that cells inside the human gut might someday be retrained to produce insulin, the metabolic hormone that's lacking in people with type 1 diabetes.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Poker run, festival held for Pfc. Joseph Dwyer, of Mount Sinai, who lost battle with PTSD
A poker run and fundraising festival was held for an Iraq War veteran from Mount Sinai who lost his battle with post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Doctor Gives Safety Tips for Working Out in the Heat
As the weather heats up, it may be time to heat up your workout routine and head outdoors.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
World Vitiligo Day: Skin disease takes emotional toll
Broadcaster Lee Thomas' patchwork skin has being losing pigment for 17 years. He's gotten used to the constant stares when his work makeup is off; he doesn't even mind being asked about his varying skin tones.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Pride Week 2014: For Transgender Individuals, Competent Medical Care is Scant
In today's installment of Pride Week 2014 coverage focusing on the transgender community, NY1's Erin Billups takes a look at access to health care-or the lack thereof.
Gene Therapy for the Treatment of Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia [Editorials]
From the Cardiovascular Research Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY ; and NIHR Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College, London, UK .
Do men who have sex with men underestimate their HIV risk and miss out on preventive PrEP?
New Rochelle, NY, June 23, 2014-Men who have sex with men have a disproportionately high risk of acquiring HIV, and unprotected sex between men accounts for most new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. Yet this population tends to underestimate their HIV risk and not take advantage of effective options such as pre-exposure prophylaxis drug treatment to ... (more)
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Nada restored to former glory, used to teach Boy Scouts about joys of sailing
Computer technologist Roger Nokes and his son discovered the ship and decided the 47-foot vessel still had a bright future.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Life Or Death For Hospitals
If you didn't know it, the key intent of Affordable Care Act is to shift medical care from fee-for-service to fee-for-quality.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
A Haven forthe Affected
I awoke one day and found myself halfway across the United States in a strange and sleepless city, where everyone seemed to smoke cigarettes and dine on Starbucks coffee.
Mom's Epilepsy Drugs Appear Safe in Breast Milk
Taking epilepsy drugs while breast-feeding does not appear to harm the developing brains of young children, a new study finds.
Experts Revise Optimum Blood Sugar Level for Kids With Type 1 Diabetes
Experts at the American Diabetes Association are advising a lower blood sugar target for children and teens with type 1 diabetes.
Wed Jun 11, 2014
Harvard study finds substance abuse & mental health problems in MSM...
New Rochelle, NY, June 11, 2014-Men who have sex with men account for more than 60% of HIV infections in the U.S. and 78% of new infections in men.