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The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named to "Honor Roll" in U.S. News's 2009-10 Edition of America's Best Hospitals

The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York has been named one of the very best hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. New York, NY (Vocus) July 16, 2009 -- The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York has been named one of the very best hospital...

Vivek Y. Reddy, M.D., Joins The Mount Sinai Medical Center as Director of Electrophysiology Laboratories

Vivek Y. Reddy, M.D., one of the nation's leading cardioelectrophysiologists, has joined The Mount Sinai Medical Center as Director of Electrophysiology Laboratories. New York, NY (Vocus)-- Vivek Y. Reddy, M.D., one of the nation's leading cardioelectrophysiologists, ha...

Wayne K. Goodman, MD, Renowned Expert on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Joins Mount Sinai as Chair of Psychiatry

Wayne K. Goodman, MD, a pioneering researcher in the field of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), has been named Chair of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2009. New York, NY (Vocus) May 4, 2009 -- Wayne K. Goodman, MD, a pioneering resear...

U.S. Preventive Medicine(R), The Mount Sinai Medical Center Sign Affiliation Agreement to Jointly Deliver Preventive Medicine Services

Mount Sinai Joins The Global Prevention Network(TM) as New York Affiliate DALLAS and NEW YORK, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Preventive Medicine(R), the leader in disease prevention services, has signed an affiliation agreement with The Mount Sinai Medical Center to jointly participate in pre...

Local Infertility Specialist, Dr. Rachel Bennett, Westchester Reproductive Medicine, Opens New Office in Mount Kisco

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rachel Bennett, a noted infertility specialist, has relocated the office of Westchester Reproductive Medicine from Yorktown Heights to Mount Kisco, effective this month. Since 2006, Westchester Reproductive Medicine has provided a full range of infert...

Team probes why climbers die on Mount Everest

TORONTO, ON. For the first time ever, an international team of experts has probed every known death on the world's tallest mountain, shedding some light on what makes Mount Everest one of the most dangerous places on earth. The team's surprising findings shatter commonly-held beliefs about the...

New Orthopedic Oncology Fellowship Program at Mount Clemens Brings Highly Trained Surgeons to State

Fellowship First In State To Train Surgeons For Rare But Often Mistreated Cancer New Program Is Example Of Growth And Momentum At Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The first fellowshi...

U.S. Preventive Medicine(R) Awards Inaugural Global Prevention Prize to Dr. Valentin Fuster of Mount Sinai Heart

Award Presented by Charlie Rose at National Health Science Summit DALLAS, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Preventive Medicine(R), the leader in disease prevention, today announced Dr. Valentin Fuster, director of Mount Sinai Heart, the winner of its first-ever Global Prevention Prize. The Prize...

New Mount Sinai research tracks effects of addictive drugs on brain

Mount Sinai researchers may have unlocked the key to better understanding the effect addictive drugs have on the human brain. Researchers have just published the new breakthrough study, Design Logic of a Cannabinoid Receptor Signaling Network that Triggers Neurite Outgrowth, in the latest issue of...

Jury Awards Mount Vernon Man $40.1 Million After Medical Device Chars Heart

Manufacturer Edwards Lifesciences attempted to hide dangers of defective product. EVERETT, Wash., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A Snohomish Superior Court jury today awarded a Mount Vernon, Wash. man and his family $40.1 million after his heart was irreparably burned ...

Keane Wins Revenue Cycle Management Implementation With Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens

Keane EZ-Access Patcom to Streamline Hospital's Operations and Revenue Cycle SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Keane, Inc., a $1 billion-plus global services firm that specializes in enabling transformation of its clients' business and IT functions, to...

Oregon Scientific to Sponsor First-Ever Rock Concert on Mount Everest

ATC2K Hands-Free Action Camera to Capture Exclusive Event Footage TUALATIN, Ore., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon Scientific, one of the world's leading designers and marketers of award-winning personal electronic products, today announced a partnership with the Love Hope Strength Foundation ...

Airport Workers March and Rally to Call for Family Healthcare as Swine Flu Fears Mount

LOS ANGELES, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over one hundred airport workers and supporters held a march and rally at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at noon on Wednesday, April 29. Worker anger over the lack of quality health care has come to a head as concerns about swine flu ...

Peanut Butter Product Recalls Mount

More companies pull products from shelves as FDA advises consumers not to eat anything but jars of peanut butter while salmonella probe continues MONDAY, Jan. 19 (HealthDay News) -- The drum roll for recalls of peanut butter products continued without letup Monday, as more companies p...

Experiments on Mount Everest to Study Oxygen Deprivation Effect

To study the effects of oxygen deprivation on the human body, a group of doctors from the University College, London would be trekking// all the way to Mount Everest, the highest point on earth, it has been announced. Oxygen deprivation is a critical problem for patients in intensive care units...

Ignorance - the main reason behind deaths on Mount Everest

For every ten people who successfully climb Mount Everest, there is one death.The main causes of death are injuries and exhaustion. Altitude-related sickness like high// altitude cerebral edema (HACE) and high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) also pose a serious threat, because many climbers take to...

Lab On Mount Everest A Reality Next March

A team of medical specialists has decided to set up a laboratory on the slopes of Mount Everest in order to conduct fitness-related experiments. The 23-day-long-expedition// will feature 208 volunteers and is expected to kick-off in March 2007. Dr Mike Grocott, of University College London's ...

CNIC To Provide Funds To Mount Sinai School

A scientific interrelations program is headed by Dr. Valentin Fuster between the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III, (CNIC), and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, for the benefit of cardiovascular research across the world. //A commitment of about US$ 6 million has alr...

Yerkes researchers propose ambitious new strategies for AIDS vaccine research

...e antibodies or killer T cells against the invading organism. The AIDS virus, however, attacks the immune system, leaving it handicapped and unable to mount an immune response. Therefore, conventionally designed AIDS vaccines that have been clinically assessed to date have failed to protect vaccinated indi...

Largest Survey of Its Kind Finds That People With Psoriasis Are at Risk for Other Medical Conditions

...oriasis is a very serious condition that impacts the body well beyond the skin," said Mark Lebwohl, M.D., professor and chairman of dermatology at the mount Sinai School of Medicine and chair of the National Psoriasis Foundation Medical Board. "Like any patient with a chronic disease, people with psoriasis...

Sex Hormone Protein May Predict Type 2 Diabetes

... Rapaport, chief of the division of pediatric endocrinology and diabetes at mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, said much is still unknown about... Emma Elizabeth Sullivan Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City; Aug. 5, 2009, New England Journal...

Consumer Reports Launches Online Hospital Ratings for More Than 3,400 U.S. Hospitals

...el Hill, NC). Some examples of teaching hospitals that fell to the bottom of CR 's Patient Ratings, which also provide more aggressive care: mount Sinai Medical Center (Miami Beach, FL), Long Island College Hospital (Brooklyn, NY), Caritas Health Care (Elmhurst, NY), Brooklyn Hospital Center at D...

FRC Action's Tony Perkins Challenges Planned Parenthood President to Debate

...oposals will lead to an abortion mandate--something Planned Parenthood has actively lobbied for. "Planned Parenthood's accusations continue to mount but I have yet to receive a response to the invitation to debate the question of taxpayer-funded abortions. Planned Parenthood says abortion funding ...

LG Electronics Introduces New Flat-Panel HDTVs Designed Specifically for Long-Term Care Facilities

...appearance and hiding unsightly speaker grills. This new system is not only stylish, but delivers a wider "sweet spot." It also allows for easier wall mount applications or placement of these TVs into smaller rooms, because the integrated audio system requires less room than typical side-mounted speakers. ...

MedQuist Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... mount LAUREL, N.J., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedQuist Inc., (Nasdaq: MEDQ ) a leading provider of medical transcription services, and a leader in...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Four-Time World Series Champ Darryl Strawberry

...FL; Palm Coast, FL; Vero Beach, FL; Atlanta, GA; Dallas, GA; Douglasville, GA; Fort Oglethorpe, GA; Hilo, HI; Ames, IA; Des Moines, IA; Fairfield, IA; mount Vernon, IA; Olin, IA; Muscatine, IA; Boise, ID; Coeur d'Alene, ID ; Moscow, ID; Addison, IL; Aurora, IL; Batavia, IL; Darien, IL; Galesburg, IL; Glen ...

Updated CDC Travel Health Book Released

...lighted itineraries include Cuzco-Machu Pichu in Peru, Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Iguassu Falls in South America, safaris in eastern and southern Africa, mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, and trips to India, China, Costa Rica and Nepal. The 2010 edition also includes these new features: In-depth i...

Biomarkers May Predict Alzheimer's

...'s disease," Mattsson noted. Dr. Sam Gandy, the mount Sinai Professor in Alzheimer's Disease Research at mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, said th...lzheimer's Association; Samuel Gandy, M.D., Ph.D., mount Sinai Professor in Alzheimer's Disease Research,...

Millions in U.S. Can't Afford Health Insurance

... Obstacles mount when employer-based coverage is not an option, survey finds,, TUESDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- Most people in the United States who tr...

Vein Condition May Mask Serious Clot Disorder

...r. Robert Lookstein, an associate professor of radiology and surgery at the mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. "I think it's a good idea fo...k City; Robert Lookstein, M.D., associate professor, radiology and surgery, mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City; July 2009 Archives of Dermatology...

New Alzheimer's Treatment Could Be on the Horizon

... said Dr. Howard Fillit, a clinical professor of geriatrics and medicine at mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and the study's lead author. To as...rd Fillit, M.D., clinical professor, geriatrics, neuroscience and medicine, mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City; Victor Henderson, M.D., professor,...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Atrius Health Sign Alternative Quality Contract

...hospitals and provider groups have agreed to Alternative Quality Contracts: mount Auburn Hospital and the affiliated mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association (MACIPA), Hampden County ...

Quest Diagnostics MedPlus Subsidiary Enables New York Clinical Information Exchange (NYCLIX) to Share Meaningful Data and Enhance Patient Care

...ts. Centergy is linking nine emergency rooms at Beth Israel Medical Center, St. Luke's-Roosevelt, NYU Medical Center, New York Presbyterian, mount Sinai Medical Center, St. Vincent Medical Center, Staten Island University Hospital and SUNY Downstate. In addition, the Visiting Nurse Service of New...

New Treatments for Alzheimer's on the Horizon

...uel Gandy, associate director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. "Virtually every major pharmaceu...andy, M.D., Ph.D., associate director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City; Ralph Nixon, M.D., Ph.D., vice cha...

A Phase III Alzheimer's Drug Increases Levels of Beta Amyloid in the Brain - But Still Provides Benefits

...ug produces these benefits remains unclear. Samuel Gandy, MD, PhD, mount Sinai Professor in Alzheimer's Disease Research; Professor of Neurology and...chiatry; and Associate Director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, and colleagues John Cirrito PhD, and Da...

Emerson Ecologics Expands Their Team of Naturopathic Doctors

...opathic Medical Doctor who attended the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Ariz. Dr. Conte received her Bachelor of Arts degree from mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Mass. with a double major in English and economics and attended the London School of Economics, London, England. ...

Promising medical trainees receive funding to pursue research in hematology

...d Women's Hospital Toni Burbidge, Queens University Sajiv Chandradas, BA, mount Sinai School of Medicine Carol Cheng, Duke University Medical Center Etha...cisco David Knorr, BS, University of Minnesota Catherine Laiosa, MD, PhD, mount Sinai School of Medicine John Leschke, BA, Medical College of Wisconsin Y...

Mount Sinai researchers find new Alzheimer's disease treatment promising

... (New York, NY July 12, 2009) Researchers at mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that a compoun...lt Development, in the Department of Psychiatry at mount Sinai School of Medicine. "We are hopeful that the...ease Research Center, and Clinical Director of the mount Sinai Memory and Aging Center. "Current drugs app...

Duane Reade Dispenses a Large Dose of Marketing, as it Strengthens its Hometown Connection

...e, Men's Wearhouse, TimeOut Magazine, Grey Goose Vodka, SteinMart, Reebok, Massachusetts General Hospital, Hotwire.com, Office Depot, Legal Sea Foods, mount Sinai Medical Center, Pepsi/SOBE, Corazon Tequila, Empire Kosher Chicken, Acura, CarMax, Sports Authority and others. For more information on DeVito/...

RF Walsh Collaborative Partners Celebrates New Name & Expansion

...laborative Partners has served a variety of industries and clients, including Boston Medical Center, Caritas Christi Health Care, Partners Healthcare, mount Auburn Hospital, Boston University , Boston College , Suffolk University , Simon Property Group and Beacon Capital Partners. The firm has also pro...
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