A new type of stent inserted in a Patchogue man’s aorta, used for the first time on Long Island at Stony Brook University Hospital, lessens the risk of complications or death from damage to that key artery, doctors and hospital officials said.
Devices can both delay the onset of sleep and prevent people from getting fully rested either because the content is stimulating or light from the screen can be disturbing, said Lauren Hale, a sleep researcher and professor in public health.
“Schools are really trying to gain insights into what the passions and interests of a student are,” said Rodney Morrison, the Associate Provost for Enrollment and Retention Management at the University.
If you ever want to start a conversation with Lucy DiBenedetto ’19, just ask her about her backpack. It’s festooned with lanyards, pins and hand-stitched patches that carry messages of diversity — like the patch marking the America East Conference initiative “You Can Play in AE” (since renamed “Spread Respect”) aimed at promoting diversity and inclusion in all America East sports.
A new study by University scientists reveals that higher education is associated with later onset of Alzheimer’s-related accelerated cognitive declines. Their findings are published early online in the Journal of Gerontology.
“Kids 10 or 11 or even younger can bring devices into their rooms and communicate all night long,” Professor Lauren Hale said. “Nearly 90 percent of teens are not getting the sleep they need to function at their best, and 96 percent of older teens have an electronic device in their bedroom.”
Jules Cohen is a medical oncologist specializing in the use of hormonal treatments and chemotherapy for women with breast cancer. He has a particular interest in developing second-generation PET scans to improve early detection, monitoring and the treatment of breast cancer. In addition, he is studying chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment (aka “chemobrain”) with the hope of developing novel treatments to prevent this unfortunate side effect. He is involved in the educational efforts of Stony Brook Medicine and contributes to clinical and didactic teaching of medical students, residents in internal medicine, and fellows in hematology and medical oncology.