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Vitamin D: A Low-Hanging Fruit in COVID-19?

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Vitamin D in patients with COVID-19 has been the topic of a glut of recent research papers, but data are observational and RCTs are lacking....
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Obesity Link to Severe COVID-19, Especially in the Under 60s

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More data confirm that obesity is one of the biggest risk factors for severe COVID-19 disease, particularly in younger patients; such individuals should be closely...
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Keep Calm: Under 25s With Diabetes Not Hospitalized Due to COVID-19

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Reassuringly, COVID-19 in under 25s with diabetes doesn’t seem to require hospitalization, early reports from global hotspots indicate. But the pandemic means new cases of...
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Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Are at Increased Risk for Slowed Growth and Short Stature in Early Childhood

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Clinical Pediatrics, Ahead of Print. Our objective was to evaluate the risk of short stature in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the effect of...
Gastroenterology

Behavioral therapy assisted by a smartphone app helps patients with binge eating disorders

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Behavioral therapy assisted by a smartphone app, delivered via telemedicine by a health coach, was an effective treatment for several symptoms of binge eating disorders,...
Gastroenterology

Mount Sinai cardiologists share tips to prevent and lower risk of cardiac events

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States, but according to the American Heart Association, it...
Gastroenterology

Mount Sinai surgeons perform first-ever spinal tethering surgery in New York City

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Mount Sinai surgeons have performed the first-ever spinal tethering surgery in New York City to correct idiopathic scoliosis-;a sideways curvature in the spine-;in children and...
Gastroenterology

New Distinguished Scholar Award aims to mitigate gender gaps in medical research

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The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai-;an international leader in medical and scientific training, biomedical research, and patient care-;today announced the recipients of the...
Gastroenterology

Implementation of combined pediatric observation unit improves patient outcomes, satisfaction

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It’s a quandary facing many busy emergency departments across the country: how to treat young patients who require emergency care and a brief stay while...
Gastroenterology

World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers found to have increased leukemia incidence

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Responders who worked at the World Trade Center site after the attacks on September 11, 2001, have an increased overall cancer incidence compared to the...
Gastroenterology

A key-hole procedure to treat foot and ankle disorder decreases pain, improves patient outcomes

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A minimally invasive procedure to treat a common foot and ankle disorder can reduce pain, recovery time, and postsurgery complications while improving functional outcomes, according...
Gastroenterology

Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

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January is Thyroid Awareness Month, and physicians from the Hilda and J. Lester Gabrilove Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease and the Department of...
Gastroenterology

Mount Sinai awarded more than $10 million in federal funding for research on glioblastoma

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The Department of Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has received more than $10 million in federal funding for several projects...
Gastroenterology

Researchers discover a way to move precision immunotherapy forward for multiple myeloma

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Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have discovered a way to move precision immunotherapy forward by using genomics to inform immunotherapy...

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