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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.

Most Innovative

By Alison Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Tandon's MakerSpace houses tens of STEM-based clubs and innovations. With the increase of female students at Tandon, women are utilizing the space for their innovations.

NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn Opens New Epilepsy Center

NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn Opens New Epilepsy Center

By Sakshi Venkatraman, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under City News, News, NYU, University News

Seeking to expand its reach of care, NYU Langone has opened a epilepsy unit at its Brooklyn location. The center specializes in diagnoses and treatment of the disorder.

Health Care Union Vocalizes Concern for NYU Langone Workers’ Benefits

Health Care Union Vocalizes Concern for NYU Langone Workers’ Benefits

By Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone’s employees protested this past month about the hospital cutting employee’s health benefits.

NYU Langone Says Hosting Olympics in Brazil Is Irresponsible

NYU Langone Says Hosting Olympics in Brazil Is Irresponsible

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone professors advise postponing the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro due to the Zika virus outbreak.

NYU Langone declares most extensive facial transplant in history a success

NYU Langone declares most extensive facial transplant in history a success

By Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

November 19, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Doctors from NYU Langone performed the most extensive facial transplant in history on a volunteer firefighter.

Langone gets award for outstanding healthcare

Langone gets award for outstanding healthcare

By Thomas Peracchio, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone was ranked as having the top patient safety & quality among leading academic medical centers.

NYU Langone affiliates with Lutheran Medical

NYU Langone affiliates with Lutheran Medical

By Anne Cruz, Contributing Writer

April 7, 2015


Filed under News

The NYU Langone Medical Center as received the final approval to affiliate with the Lutheran Medical Center.

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.