Robotic scope enables physician to successfully remove lesions that cannot be removed by endoscopy without the patient needing surgery.
Craig A. Thompson, MD, MMSc , whose seminal, pioneering achievements are now a standard of care for re-vascularization of totally blocked coronary arteries, has been named director of cardiac catheterization laboratories at NYU Langone Health System .
Abnormal levels of more than two dozen metabolites — chemicals produced in the body as it breaks down fats, proteins and carbohydrates — can reliably predict which Sept. 11 firefighters developed lung disease and which did not, a new analysis shows.
NYU Langone’s Blood and Marrow Transplant Program expands services and receives accreditation for adult allogeneic transplants.
NYU Langone Health surgeons perform the Transplant Institute’s first lung transplant, give Brooklyn woman with pulmonary fibrosis two new lungs.
The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH), the Perlmutter Cancer Center, and the Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health are issuing the “New York Challenge,” an ambitious campaign to end cervical cancer worldwide.
If you are from a lower income area, your chances of surviving anal cancer are significantly reduced, according to a new study.
A study led by Jonathan Vigdorchik, MD, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at NYU Langone Health, suggests that a new risk prediction model and treatment algorithm may help identify patients at high risk for postoperative dislocation following a hip replacement, and who may benefit from the use of alternative implants.
nalytic software developed by orthopedic trauma surgeons at NYU Langone Health accurately identifies which middle-aged and elderly patients face a greater mortality risk following surgery for an orthopedic fracture, according to a new study.
An ethnic population at high risk for Type 2 diabetes achieved significant control of the disease through participation in community-based health programs, according to a randomized controlled trial published January 31 by researchers at NYU School of Medicine’s Department of Population Health in the journal Clinical Diabetes.
Government and industry efforts since 2003 to phase out chemicals used to make non-stick coatings, such as Teflon, have prevented more than 118,000 low-weight births and related brain damage in the United States.
a new study concludes that two of the top medications available for outpatient, office-based treatment, once initiated, are equally safe and effective in curtailing opioid use, relapse, treatment drop-out and overdose.
It takes less than one-tenth of a second — a fraction of the time previously thought — for the sense of smell to distinguish between one odor and another, new experiments in mice show.
Perlmutter Cancer Center introduces new liver tumor program to tackle liver and biliary cancers and tumors.
A new study explains how a widely used drug is effective against inflammatory bowel disease and rejection of bone marrow transplants, while suggesting another way to address both health issues.
NYU Langone office, with funding from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will help advance hospital efforts to work with communities on population health.
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.
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.