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Langone Discovered New Organ in the Human Body

Langone Discovered New Organ in the Human Body

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, University News

An NYU Langone professor is one of three researchers responsible for the discovery of a new organ, a layer of fluid-filled spaces known as the interstitium.

Opioid Epidemic Starts With Corrupt Doctors

Opioid Epidemic Starts With Corrupt Doctors

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing professor Holly Hagan recently discussed the negative role of doctors in the Opioid Crisis. While President Donald Trump is concerned with building his wall, the doctors on the inside are overprescribing drugs to their patients

NYU Dentistry Develops Saliva Test for Zika

NYU Dentistry Develops Saliva Test for Zika

By Jack Feeko, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Researchers at the NYU College of Dentistry are working to develop a test which would use saliva to identify the presence of the Zika virus.

Researchers Inch Closer to Epilepsy Treatment

Researchers Inch Closer to Epilepsy Treatment

By Flavia Sinha, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Researchers at the NYU Desplan Lab discovered the role of seizure-driving cells in brain development.

Why The Head Transplant Should Happen

Why The Head Transplant Should Happen

By Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

However, this procedure should most definitely be pursued considering the history it would make and what it would mean for the advancement of dealing with paralysis.

Q&A: NYU Neurologist Lawrence Newman

Q&A: NYU Neurologist Lawrence Newman

By Phyllis Lam, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Neurologist Lawrence Newman recently joined the NYU Langone Medical Center as the new director and clinical professor for the Division of Headache Medicine.

Stakes Too High to Decline Testing for Diseases

Stakes Too High to Decline Testing for Diseases

By Nadja Zakula, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

These scientific advancements, along with the emotional comfort entailed in knowing one’s fate and genetic susceptibility, should encourage one to get tested for adult onset conditions such as Huntington’s.

NYU Langone Receives $4 Million Grant to Research Women’s Heart Disease

NYU Langone Receives $4 Million Grant to Research Women’s Heart Disease

By Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under News, NYU, University News

The American Heart Association donated $4 million for cardiovascular research for women's heart disease.

New York Drugs Are Now Prescribed via Web

New York Drugs Are Now Prescribed via Web

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under City News, News, University News

New York passed a new law that requires all prescriptions to be done electronically.

NYU Researchers Predict an HIV Spike Due to Heroin Use in Colombia

NYU Researchers Predict an HIV Spike Due to Heroin Use in Colombia

By Maria Torres, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU researchers predict Colombia will be the next country to experience an AIDS epidemic due to the increased use of heroin.

Sleep Center Physicians Tired of Langone

Sleep Center Physicians Tired of Langone

By Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone Sleep Disorders Center announced to shut down in March due to resignations from physicians overseeing the program.

iPhone a day keeps the doctors away

iPhone a day keeps the doctors away

By Matthew Tessler, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion

New Apple software is a positive step towards increasing participants in medical studies.

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