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NYU Langone Health Featured in News Headlines—Friday, September 1, 2023


Sep 1, 2023

Pig Kidney Still Functioning in Brain-Dead Man Six Weeks After Transplant Surgery: ‘Extremely Encouraging’

Fox News – August 30

Dr. Robert Montgomery, chair of the Department of Surgery and director of NYU Langone Transplant Institute, has reported an “extremely encouraging” case in which a pig kidney continued to function in a brain-dead man even six weeks after transplant surgery. This groundbreaking development has been widely covered by news websites across the country.

There’s Now an At-Home Menopause Test, But Does Anyone Need It?

TIME – August 31

Dr. Samantha M. Dunham, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, addresses the introduction of an at-home menopause test. While the availability of this test might seem convenient, Dr. Dunham questions the need for it and the potential implications it might have on women’s healthcare.

The Best Foods to Eat After Age 50, According to Nutritionists and a Geriatrician

HuffPost – September 1

Dr. Nina Blachman, an associate professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine & Palliative Care, shares expert advice on the best foods to consume after the age of 50. This informative article, which has been widely shared, provides valuable nutritional insights for individuals in this age group.

Whole Wheat vs. White — What’s the Healthiest Bread?

The Messenger – August 31

Registered dietitian Samantha Heller from the Center for Musculoskeletal Care and Sports Performance Center discusses the health benefits of whole wheat bread compared to white bread. Her insights shed light on the nutritional value of different types of bread and can help individuals make informed dietary choices.

NYU’s Customized ChatGPT; JAMA’s AI Goals; AI Projects to Ease Clinician Workload

Medpage Today – August 31

The latest developments in artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare are discussed in this article, featuring contributions from NYU Langone Health. It highlights NYU’s Customized ChatGPT and JAMA’s AI goals, as well as various AI projects aimed at alleviating clinician workload.

What It Means When a Mosquito Bite Itches for Way Too Long

Health Digest – August 31

Dr. Purvi S. Parikh, a clinical assistant professor in the Divisions of Pediatric Allergy & Immunology and Infectious Diseases, sheds light on the prolonged itching that can occur after a mosquito bite. Her expertise helps readers better understand this common annoyance and the measures they can take for relief.

Ten Best, Worst Hospitals for Heart Attack Survival

Becker’s Hospital Review – August 31

NYU Langone Health is recognized for its exceptional performance in heart attack survival rates, with both positive and negative rankings on Becker’s Hospital Review’s list. This acknowledgment highlights the quality of care provided by NYU Langone Health in treating heart attack patients.

Parity for Prompt and Staged STEMI Complete Revascularization: MULTISTARS-AMI

MDedge Cardiology – August 30

Dr. Sunil Rao, a professor in the Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology, presents on the topic of complete revascularization in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). This research expands our understanding of treatment options for STEMI patients.

Domestic Violence in Healthcare Is Real and Underreported

Medscape – August 31

Dr. D’Andrea K. Joseph, an associate professor in the Department of Surgery at NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island, addresses the issue of domestic violence within the healthcare setting. This often underreported problem is brought to light, emphasizing the need for increased awareness and support.

High Blood Pressure Can Become a Dangerous Health Problem: What You Need to Know to Lower It

USA Today – August 31

Dr. Shaline D. Rao, an assistant professor in the Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology and chief of medicine at NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island, provides essential information on the dangers of high blood pressure and actionable steps individuals can take to lower it. This article aims to educate the public on maintaining cardiovascular health.

NYU Langone and Empire BlueCross BlueShield Host Free Back-to-School Giveaway in Sunset Park

Brooklyn Paper – August 30

Larry K. McReynolds, the Executive Director of Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, announces a free back-to-school giveaway event hosted by NYU Langone and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. This community-focused initiative aims to support families in Sunset Park, promoting healthy and successful starts to the new school year.

How to Get Rid of a Yeast Infection, According to Experts

The Healthy – August 31

Dr. Meleen Chuang, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, provides expert advice on treating yeast infections. Her insights offer valuable guidance to those seeking relief from this common condition.

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