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NYU Study Suggests Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

NYU Study Suggests Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

By Mariana Castro and Christine Lee

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

While the number of young people smoking e-cigrattes continues to rise, a new study released by NYU researchers shows how these smokers may be jeopardizing their health. The study, which exposed lab rats to 12 straight weeks of nicotine vapor, suggests smokers may be at an increased risks of heart disease and cancer.

Langone Study Finds New Method of Killing Lung Cancer Cells

Langone Study Finds New Method of Killing Lung Cancer Cells

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone researchers have found evidence for a new method of killing lung cancer cells.

Marvel CEO funds Langone cancer research

Marvel CEO funds Langone cancer research

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2015


Filed under News

NYU Langone Medical Center and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology received $9 million as part of a grant to fund cancer research.