New York News in Research:  March 2016
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Weill Cornell Medicine: Breast Cancer Surgical Option Carries Heightened Risk of Repeat Surgery

Nearly one in four women with early-stage breast cancer who undergo a partial mastectomy will need a second surgery within 90 days, Weill Cornell Medicine investigators report in a new study. The findings underscore the need for uniform guidelines and surgical training to improve health outcomes, the authors say.

Columbia University Medical Center: Cardiologists from New York Presbyterian/CUMC Author Game-Changing Study for NBA Basketball Players

Columbia University Medical Center: Scientists Eliminate Core Symptom of Schizophrenia in Mice

NYU Langone Medical Center: Cooling Technique Protects Speech During Brain Surgery

SUNY Downstate Medical Center: NeuroMagic: the New Wave in Brain Function Studies

NYU Langone Medical Center: Sleep Changes Seen with Fetal Alcohol Exposure Partly Explain Lifelong Learning & Mood Problems

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Overdose Deaths from Common Sedatives Have Surged, New Study Finds

Weill Cornell Medicine Study: Primary Care Physicians Underuse Depression Management Tools

Downstate University Medical Center: Study Finds Increased Risk of Obesity With Increased Time in the U.S. in Filipino Immigrants Living in New York Metro Area 

Columbia University Medical Center: Engineering Music to Sound Better With Cochlear Implants

Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine: Feinstein Institute B-1 Cell Research Published in Special Issue of Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

NYU Langone Medical Center: Ultra-Low Dose CT Scans Successfully Detect Fractures

Weill Cornell Medicine: Innovative Therapeutic Approach Shows Promise in Treating Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Protein That Triggers Juvenile Arthritis Identified

articlesOther News of Interest
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine: Thompson Reuters Lists Professors and Psychiatrists on list of "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds"

SUNY Downstate Launches the Institute for Genomic Health

Einstein and Montefiore Tapped by White House for Precision Medicine Initiative