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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.

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Langone Pioneers ‘Death Masks’ for Deceased Facial Donors

Langone Pioneers ‘Death Masks’ for Deceased Facial Donors

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under News

NYU Langone scientists pioneer 3-D printed "death masks" to encourage families to donate faces of lost loved ones and help those in need.

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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.

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NYU Langone Launches Center to Combat Facial Paralysis

NYU Langone Launches Center to Combat Facial Paralysis

By Alesha Bradford, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone just launched a center specializing in facial paralysis and reanimation.

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National Academy of Medicine Elects NYU Professor

National Academy of Medicine Elects NYU Professor

By Alesha Bradford, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU Doctor elected to National Academy of Medicine Olugbenga Ogedegbe.

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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.

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NYU Langone Looks to Expand to Lower East Side

NYU Langone Looks to Expand to Lower East Side

By Geomari Martinez, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under 2031 Expansion, City News, News, University News

NYU Langone has proposed a $32.9 million expansion for a new outpatient facility in the Lower East Side. The project is currently pending approval.

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Fire Erupts at NYU Langone Medical Center, No Injuries Reported

Fire Erupts at NYU Langone Medical Center, No Injuries Reported

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

A fire broke out at a construction site located at NYU Langone Medical Center on Wednesday.

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DNA Discoverer’s Lecture Canceled Following Controversial Comments

DNA Discoverer’s Lecture Canceled Following Controversial Comments

By Veronika Jelenik, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story

NYU students protested against James Watson, one of the discoverers of DNA, speaking at Langone.

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NYU Was Right To Cancel Watson Talk

NYU Was Right To Cancel Watson Talk

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It is time to end our glorification of famous and important people in science and other fields in light of their derogatory and backwards ideas.

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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 8, 2016


Filed under News, University News

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

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