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Overcoming Sickle-cell Disease

Overcoming Sickle-cell Disease

In 2006, when Lindsy Osouna was on the cusp of her third trimester, prenatal testing showed that her daughter would be born with sickle-cell disease (SCD).  read article >

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On the Forefront of the Opioid Epidemic

On the Forefront of the Opioid Epidemic

Einstein and Montefiore lead the nation in clinical, research and training programs for addiction medicine. Drs. Julia Arnsten and Chinazo Cunningham discuss their research and implementation of innovative opioid addiction treatment regimens.  watch video >

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Teamwork Tackles Rare Diseases

Teamwork Tackles Rare Diseases

Rare diseases affect millions of children worldwide. Einstein scientists and Montefiore doctors are linking laboratory findings with clinical observations to uncover clues to these disabling and deadly conditions.  read article >

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Imaging the Effects of Hydrocephalus Shunts

Imaging the Effects of Hydrocephalus Shunts

Hydrocephalus, a chronic condition in which excess fluid builds up in the brain, is treated with a fluid-draining tube called a shunt. Although shunts do save lives, their long-term effects on the brain are unknown. Mark E. Wagshul, Ph.D., and colleagues at … read more >

Treating Both MDR-TB and HIV Improves Survival and Cure Rates

Treating Both MDR-TB and HIV Improves Survival and Cure Rates

Survival odds are stacked against people co-infected with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and HIV. HIV weakens the immune system, and co-infected patients have high mortality. To help guide treatment for these individuals, James Brust, M.D., with colleagues from Emory, the Centers for Disease … read more >

Posted on: Friday, February 16, 2018

 

Posted on: Friday, February 16, 2018

 
 

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