NYU Langone Health News – Friday, January 26, 2024

NYU Langone Health News – Friday, January 26, 2024

News from NYU Langone Health

NYU Langone’s operating profit increased 11% to $686 million. (Ramaan Healthcare)

Rama On Healthcare (1/24) reported that “New York City-based NYU Langone Health Center According to financial documents released on January 23, the company reported operating income of $686.2 million for the year ended August 31, an increase of 11% from the $619.2 million reported the previous year. NYU Langone’s “revenue increased 13% year over year to $8.3 billion, while expenses increased 13% to $7.7 billion.”

Gene therapy allows deaf children to hear, and sleepy girls mocktails. (WNYW-New York Television)

WNYW-TV (1/25) Purvi S. Parikh, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, and Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy and Immunology Professor at NYU Grossman School of Medicine discusses a new experimental gene therapy that helped several children with congenital hearing loss regain some healing ability, and the “Sleepy Girl No Alcohol” recommended on social media cocktail”.

Should cancer always be called cancer? (WNYW-New York Television)

WNYW-TV (1/26) Michael J. Zelefsky, MD, Professor, Division of Radiation Oncology, Perlmutter Cancer Center, Vice Chairman for Academic and Faculty Affairs Says: “Low-grade prostate cancer is still called cancer.”

Mammography AI could cost patients extra. Is it worth it? (CNN)

CNN (1/26) “‘Some people have always been more anxious about their mammograms, and using artificial intelligence may give them more peace of mind,’ says Laura Heacock, MD, associate professor of radiology, Perlmutter Cancer Center in New York. “

Impact of artificial intelligence on false-positive mammography, breast cancer screening performance. (Aunt Minnie)

Aunt Minnie (1/24) “Linda Moy, MD, Professor of Radiology, Perlmutter Cancer Centerand her colleagues at NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center are testing an artificial intelligence system to detect breast cancer in DCE-MRI and significantly reduce unnecessary biopsy referrals and follow-up resulting from DCE-MRI. examine. ” Laura Heacock, MD, associate professor of radiology, Perlmutter Cancer Center “Adding ultrasound to mammography improves the performance of AI screening, with a 60-70% increase in sensitivity in dense breasts,” NYU Grossman School of Medicine said during RSNA 2023. But even in non-dense breasts In the breast, adding ultrasound also improves screening performance to nearly 78%.”

Experts and elected officials discuss gambling addiction in Asian communities. (QNS (New York))

QNS (NY) (1/25) Gambling “is associated with financial loss, relationship breakdown, domestic and intimate partner violence, and emotional and psychological distress,” Yi-Ling Tan, program manager at NYU Langone Health. ” Simona C. Kwon, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Population Health The NYU Grossman School of Medicine professor also “notes that historically East Asians have experienced ‘dehumanizing stereotypes’ that have portrayed them as weak and too susceptible to vices and addictions.”
The Queens (NY) Chronicle (1/25) also reported.

A correct dermatological diagnosis is crucial for accurate treatment. (medical landscape)

Medscape (1/26)* “If a patient says they have a rash, Emily C. Milam, MD, Ronald O. Perelman Assistant Professor of Dermatology Professors at NYU Grossman School of Medicine recommend that primary care clinicians first determine the cause. “

16 Diabetes Management Apps: Blood Glucose Tracker, Food & Exercise Log, and More. (diabetes daily)

Diabetes Daily (1/25)《Jeniece Ilkowitz, RN, MA, CDCES, Hassenfield Children’s Hospital Research Nurse Researchers at NYU Langone Health point out that “low-carb, ketogenic, or intermittent fasting” diets aren’t right for everyone: Use caution when getting dietary advice from apps, and talk to your primary care doctor before Before making changes to your diet, talk to an endocrinologist, RDN, or CDCES. “

Latest developments in addressing alcohol use disorders. (psychology today)

Psychology Today (1/25) Addiction Expert Petros Levounis, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry Says: “There’s a wonderful study done by NYU Langone Health that shows psilocybin can indeed reduce alcohol consumption.”

It’s time to stop drinking the Kool-Aid—here’s why it’s always bad for you. (green affairs)

Green Issues (1/25) “David S. Goldfarb, MD, Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Nephrology, Neuroscience, and Physiology, and Chief of the Division of Nephrology, New York Harbor VA Medical Centertold Medical News Today, “There has long been evidence that sugar increases calcium levels in the urine, and there are several reasons why avoiding sugar should be part of a diet that encourages kidney stone prevention.”

The seven best facial oils for dry skin in 2024, according to experts. (nbc news)

NBC News (1/25) “‘Facial oils are definitely great for all different skin types because they have so many different benefits,’ says Navin S. Arora, DO, Ronald O. Perelman Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. “

The 14 Best Hyaluronic Acid Serums and Creams of 2024. (nbc news)

NBC News (1/25) Hyaluronic Acid Is “‘A Great Moisturizer for Almost All Skin Types'” Mary L. Stevenson, MD, Ronald O. Perelman Associate Professor of Dermatology at NYU Langone Health. “

Stay healthy this winter – COVID-19, flu, RSV. (dallas examiner)

Dallas Examiner (1/25) “There are over 760 million cases worldwide. Sadly, 639 million people have died, and we are approaching the 4th anniversary of the outbreak.” Purvi S. Parikh, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, and Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy and Immunology”, as he discussed coronavirus statistics during a recent webinar.

Studies have found that childhood experiences can affect heart health in adulthood. (Knowridge Scientific Reports (Australia))

Knowridge Scientific Reports (Australia) (1/25)”Robin Ortiz, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Population Health” Lead author of a study that reveals “our childhood experiences, particularly our relationships with caregivers, can significantly influence our heart health throughout adulthood,” said Assistant Professor at NYU Grossman School of Medicine Interactions in childhood that have lasting effects are highlighted. “
Also reporting on WAKA-TV (1/25).

Scientists have discovered the possible culprit behind Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. (fatherly)

Father (1/25) In a press release, principal investigator Laura Gould, MS, MA, Physical Therapist, Research Scientist The NYU Langone professor said: “Our study, although small, provides the first direct evidence that epileptic seizures may be a cause of sudden death in children, who are often unwitnessed during sleep. ” Research Senior Research Fellow, Orrin Devinsky, MD, Professor in the Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry and Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, said in a press release. “These findings suggest that seizures are more common than patient histories suggest, and further research is needed to determine whether seizures occur frequently in sleep-related deaths in young children, infants, older children, and adults.”

‘Marijuana-induced psychosis’ does not resolve insanity: Dr. Mark Siegel. (fox news)

Fox News (1/25) Medical Writer Marc K. Siegel, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of General Internal Medicine Mark Eiglarsh, a professor and criminal defense attorney at NYU Langone Health, joins “The Ingraham Angle” to discuss a California woman who avoided jail in an alleged marijuana death.

Second article from Fox News (1/24) Marc K. Siegel, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of General Internal Medicine “For an increasing number of people, the answer to the problem is a range of medications, most recently including the weight-loss drugs Ozempic, Wegovy and Mounjaro, which, while effective, are It doesn’t solve the fundamental problem.”

News from NYU Langone Hospital Long Island

Sitting for long periods of time at work reduces mortality, and daily breaks may help. (medical landscape)

Paywall* Medscape (1/25)* “‘The importance of physical activity and moving around cannot be overstated,’ Michelle Bloom, MD, Leon H. Charney Professor, Department of Cardiology and Heart Failure, NYU Grossman Long Island School of Medicine” He was not involved in a study showing a link between prolonged sitting and cardiovascular disease, said.

News from NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn

Stanley Cup players may want to use less water — and doctors reveal why. (new york post)

New York Post (1/25) “I think the concern and the problem is that everyone is going to start drinking a lot of water,” Isaac P. Dapkins, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Population Health and Medicine, Chief Medical Officer, Center for Family Health at NYU Langone, told The Washington Post. “

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