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Doctors Say Most Heart Disease Preventable

Coronary heart disease is the number one killer, worldwide, of men and women over the age of 60. But people of all ages succumb...

Mount Sinai & Continuum Health Vote To Approve Possible Merger

The Boards of Trustees of The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners have voted to approve a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for...

Maimonides Medical Center Unveils New Main Entrance And Lobby

Maimonides Medical Center is pleased to announce the opening of its newly renovated main entrance and lobby. A recent reception for the unveiling of...

OHEL Bais Ezra Celebrates Chanukas Habayis at Grand Reopening of Inaugural Residence

Today, with over 100 OHEL Bais Ezra residences and apartments in Nassau Country, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens and one easily forgets the dearth of...

Brain Researchers Uncover Secrets of Memory

Much research on the human brain is focused on understanding how people form memories, store them and retrieve them. Now, a study by scientists...

Wrong Labeled Fish Served Throughout NY

Fish connoisseurs beware: there are imposter fish floating around New York City’s finest dining establishments. From 2010 to 2012, Oceana, the largest international ocean...

New Treatments Emerging for Parkinson’s Disease

As people around the world live longer, maladies of old age are becoming more common. And that has doctors searching for ways to treat...

Groundbreaking Insulin Pill Nearing Market

For 100 years, scientists searched for a way to deliver insulin orally instead of by injection. Now an Israeli team claims it’s found the...

Nasal Spray Cancer Vaccine Shrinks Head and Neck Tumors

A promising new vaccine - administered as a nasal spray - is being developed to treat head and neck cancers. It is one of...

Scientists Link Music and the Brain

Researchers study the effects of music on thought processes and behavior The Jackson 5 sang, ” A B C / It’s easy as, 1...

Eating Colorful Produce May Help Prevent ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS, is a rare but devastating neuromuscular condition with no known cure which is nearly always fatal. However,...

Technion, Alpha Szenzor to Commercialize Advanced Lung Cancer Diagnostics

Joint venture promises early stage, non-invasive screening for the early diagnosis of lung cancer. Alpha Szenszor, a leading provider of carbon nanotube (CNT) based...

Air Pollution Raises Risk of Low Birth Weight Babies

The largest study ever conducted on air pollution’s impact on newborn health has found that pregnant women exposed to black soot from urban vehicles...

Scientists Find New Strategy Against Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Scientists may have found an effective new weapon against antibiotic-resistant bacteria. They did not create a new drug to kill these microbes; instead, they...

Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Being Developed

An Israeli company’s experimental blood test can detect dementia while the disease is still mild enough to treat more effectively. "Today one of the...

Ezer Mizion Provides “Touch Chat” App for the Speech Impaired

Those that claim that technology has replaced normal conversation may have a valid claim. Facebook has virtually replaced the homey kitchen chat. An email...

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