11 hrs ago
Sightings Of Missing Dog, Marcy Gives Owners Hope
On Nov. 26, a family took to Facebook to ask residents to keep a look out for their missing dog, Marcy.
17 hrs ago
Drug Arimidex Cuts Risk for Breast Cancer in Older, High-Risk Women: Study
The drug Arimidex reduces the risk of developing breast cancer by more than 50 percent among postmenopausal women at high risk for the disease, according to a new study.
21 hrs ago
A tale of Egypt: Past, present and future
Travelling can be so awesome, especially when the area you descend on holds historical significance and yet displays the innovations of the present generation and prospects for future human advancement.
Pot-Based Nano Drugs for Heart Disease?
Cannabinoids could eventually be used in the treatment of heart disease . At least that is the expectation of a special team of researchers at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, who are currently elbow deep in the study of marijuana nanoparticles and how these small pot pods of scientific phenomenon may be the solution to various heart conditions.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Students Create Egyptian Exhibit
Sixth graders at Grace Episcopal Day School in Massapequa culminated their study of ancient Egypt by setting a museum-type exhibit in the main hall of the school.
Empire State News
Hit and run driver who killed jogger pleads guilty
HAUPPAUGE A Coram man pleaded guilty today to Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident resulting in Death or Serious Physical Injury.
George Zimmerman escapes domestic charges, prosecutor says
In Suffolk Cnty vehicle on fire on The L.I.E./I-495 WB between X61/Patchogue-Holbrook Rd and X60/Ronkonkoma Ave In Suffolk Cnty vehicle on fire on The L.I.E./I-495 WB between X61/Patchogue-Holbrook Rd and X60/Ronkonkoma Ave NOTE: In Amityville, NB Rt 110/Broadway closed at Harrison Ave because of a broken water main.
Post-doctoral Fellow in fMRI Research The Estelle and Daniel Maggin Department of Neurology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, New York is offering a full time position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow.
H7N9 Double Whammy: Develops Drug Resistance,...
A deadly strain of avian bird flu that has been sickening people in China since last March has been offering health experts plenty of research material, with the most recent study showing that an H7N9 mutation has been found to not lose its ability to spread to mammals despite developing resistance to drugs.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Thomas Costa pleads guilty in fatal jogger hit-run
Thomas Costa, of Coram, is seen inside the courtroom at Central Islip Criminal Court where he was arraigned in the fatal hit and run crash that killed Karen Benjamin in Mt.
Suffolk aims to keep young adults on LI college campuses
Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun McKay speaks beside Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker during a press conference regarding a study on the idea of creating affordable housing for young people on college campuses at SCCC in Brentwood.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
World leaders to speak at massive Mandela memorial
In Lake Success accident. shoulder blocked on The L.I.E./I-495 EB at x34/New Hyde Park Rd. Stop and go traffic from x33/Lakeville Rd In Lake Success accident.
More Efficient Way To Grow Heart Muscle From Stem Cells Could Yield...
Generating new cardiac muscle from human embryonic stem cells and/or induced pluripotent stem cells could fulfill the demand for therapeutic applications and drug testing.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Police: Mt. Sinai Woman Killed in Head-On Crash
A 78-year-old Mt. Sinai woman was killed in a head-on crash on North Country Road Sunday afternoon, according to police.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Palliative care important
Palliative care is a medical specialty that provides coordinated, comprehensive care to reduce pain and suffering, while trying to heal or cure anyone who is given a life-threatening or life-altering diagnosis.
After delay, a Mt. Sinai curb is fixed
Patience can wear thin when everyone else's problems are getting fixed and yours isn't -- especially when yours was the first in the neighborhood.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Huffington Post
Esquire: Don't Believe Its 'New Way of Killing Cancer'
If you're looking for "a whole new way of killing cancer," don't turn to the journals.
The Daily 3: 3 ways to maintain your weight over the holidays
The December holidays are joyous and wonderful, but they also provide ample opportunity for waistline expansion.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Bio IT World
The New Cancer Models, Part 2: A Fly of One's Own
We know that cancer is a personal disease, with each case displaying a unique genetic makeup that demands uniquely targeted therapy.