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A Multi-Pronged Approach to Diabetes

A Multi-Pronged Approach to Diabetes

Combine obesity, poor nutrition, lack of exercise and limited access to health care and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a type 2 diabetes epidemic. Those ingredients are all too plentiful in the Bronx  read article >

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Breaking the Chains-of Addiction

Breaking the Chains-of Addiction

Last summer, for the first time ever, the U.S. Surgeon General sent a letter to every physician in the country. The subject wasn’t heart disease or cancer, or even the Zika virus menace. It was America’s opioid epidemic.  read article >

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Translational Research: Lab Vs. Real World HIV Pre

Translational Research: Lab Vs. Real World HIV Pre

With the help of animations, Betsy Herold, M.D. shows why some drugs that prevented HIV and herpes transmission in the lab failed to protect women in clinical trials. See how proteins in semen act as an “invisibility cloak” for HIV and herpes viruses allowing them to bypass drugs and infect cells.   watch video >

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Understanding blood-forming stem cells

Understanding blood-forming stem cells

Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) not only renew themselves by dividing but also differentiate to form all of the body’s blood cells. But the mechanisms that keep HSC division and differentiation in balance remain unclear. Keisuke Ito, M.D., Ph.D., has received a five-year, … read more >

Reducing Opioid Use Disorder

Reducing Opioid Use Disorder

Eighty percent of people who have opioid use disorder (OID) don’t get treated. Syringe exchange programs (SEPS) are a great way to reach many of these people, who receive sterile syringes and other health services at those sites. Aaron Fox, M.D., M.S., … read more >

Posted on: Thursday, December 07, 2017

 

Posted on: Thursday, December 07, 2017

 
 

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