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In Scientific First, Researchers Visualize Naturally-Occurring mRNA

In a technique that could eventually shed light on how gene expression influences human disease, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have for the first time ever successfully visualized single molecules of...
13-Jan-2011 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

First Genetic Test for Predicting IVF Success

A researcher at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has helped to develop the first genetic blood test for predicting the chances that in vitro fertilization (IVF) will lead to a successful pregnancy. The test, reported in the...
12-Jan-2011 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

U.S. Family Physicians Miss Opportunities to Discuss IUDs with Patients

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) for contraception are safe and effective, but only a small fraction of women in the United States use them. Now, a national survey of family physicians conducted by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of...
11-Jan-2011 5:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Einstein-Montefiore Researcher Will Test Nanoparticles Against Pancreatic Cancer

A $16-million grant from the National Cancer Institute will utilize specialized expertise developed by Steven Libutti, M.D., professor and vice chair of surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore, the...
3-Jan-2011 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

98.6 F Ideal Temperature for Keeping Fungi Away and Food at Bay

Two researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that our 98.6° F (37° C) body temperature strikes a perfect balance: warm enough to ward off fungal infection but not so hot that we need to eat nonstop to...
22-Dec-2010 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Albert Einstein College of Medicine to Study Impact of Resveratrol on Prediabetes

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have been awarded $600,000 from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to study the effect of resveratrol, a chemical compound most notably found in red wine and grapes, on...
8-Dec-2010 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study of How Genes Activate Yields Surprising Discovery

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have made an unexpected finding about the method by which certain genes are activated. Contrary to what researchers have traditionally assumed, genes that work with other genes...
1-Dec-2010 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Helps Address Need for Improved Cancer Care in Rural America

Nearly a quarter of Americans live in rural areas, which consistently report higher cancer mortality rates than urban and suburban areas. Among the complex causes for this disparity is that only 10 percent of physicians practice in rural areas and...
3-Dec-2010 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Pediatric Nutritionist Offers Tips to Help Kids Eat Healthy at School

Keith-Thomas Ayoob, Ed.D., R.D., associate clinical professor of pediatrics and director of the nutrition clinic at the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, a registered...
23-Jul-2010 1:00 PM EDT

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