When it comes to keeping track of prescribed medications between clinic visits, many patients rely on printed medication lists automatically generated from electronic health records.
A collaboration involving the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the German Heart Center Munich, AstraZeneca, and Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has demonstrated that more than 30 percent of heart disease risk stems from genetic factors, much mo…
In a clinical trial of 220 people with “wet” age-related macular degeneration, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, collaborators from many sites across the country, and Genentech in South San Francisco have added to evidence that using a new implant te…
New research has identified a novel approach to staving off the detrimental effects of aging, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have been awarded a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, a research agency within the U.S. Department of Defense, to find molecular signatures in blood that identify pre…
Contrary to what many of us think, high pressure inside the eye does not define glaucoma and investigators want to know if the proteins circulating in the fluid of our eyes might.
The New York State Department of Health awarded The Mount Sinai Hospital its highest quality rating for adult cardiac valve surgery in 2019.
When a person has a severely damaged cornea, a corneal transplant is required. However, there are 2,000 patients waiting for the cornea donation in the country as of 2018 and they wait for 6 or more years on average for the donation.
Practice results in better learning. Consider learning a musical instrument, for example: the more one practices, the better one will be able to learn to play.
Leber hereditary optic neuropathy is an inherited form of vision loss that causes people to have trouble with their color vision and difficulty seeing in the center of their visual field.
Cannabidiol reduced cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with a history of heroin abuse, suggesting a potential role for it in helping to break the cycle of addiction, according to research conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount S…
University of British Columbia researchers have developed a specialized microscope that has the potential ability to both diagnose diseases that include skin cancer and perform incredibly precise surgery–all without cutting skin.
Participants in a phase I/II clinical trial of a new enzyme-based treatment for severe dry eye disease experienced reduced signs of disease and discomfort, according to a paper in Translational Vision Science and Technology.
More Americans are being diagnosed with eye complications of shingles, but older adults can call the shots on whether they are protected from the painful rash that can cost them their eyesight.
Mount Sinai researchers have broken new ground in the understanding of the MDM2 gene–which is often overexpressed in cancer–finding that when it acts with a specific protein, it can lead to cancer cell death.
A change to the approach for treating diabetic macular edema may be on the way, thanks to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Innovative treatment has improved the vision of a patient suffering from a rare cancer-related syndrome affecting the eye, new research in the journal JAMA Ophthalmol reports.
Today, the American College of Rheumatology, in partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, released two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Boston University School of Medicine today announced that it had received a $4.9 million grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to create a state-of the-art facility to accelerate development of novel brain imaging techniques to track subtle…
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has launched a study to determine how financial assistance for costs associated with clinical trial participation might increase enrollment, particularly among low-income patients and racial and ethnic minorities.