Fluoride may lead to a reduction in kidney and liver function among adolescents, according to a study published by Mount Sinai researchers in Environment International in August.
Striking racial and ethnic disparities exist in the use of palliative care by hospitalized patients with end-stage kidney disease on dialysis, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai report. The findings were published today in Journ…
A trial virtual emergency consultation programme for eye patients has led to quicker treatment times and removed the need for follow up hospital appointments in more than half of cases, according to researchers.
People who spend eight or more hours a day staring at a computer screen may notice their eyes becoming tired or dry, and, if those conditions are severe enough, they may eventually develop dry eye disease.
A new study has found no evidence to support claims that yellow-lens anti-glare driving glasses improve night-time road visibility.
Albinism is the best-known of a group of rare genetic disorders that can affect both eyes and skin. Some genes have been identified that are linked to these conditions, but many remain mysterious.
Hologic’s Cynosure division announced today the launch of two new products that expand the Company’s growing portfolio of innovative aesthetic treatments — the TempSure Firm handpiece and a petite mask for SculpSure submental treatments.
In a study recently published in Advanced Biomedical Engineering, researchers at Okayama University report a thin photoelectric film which can stimulate degenerated retinal tissues of the eye.
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have developed a novel vaccine consisting of DNA and recombinant proteins?proteins composed of a portion of an HIV protein and another unrelated protein.
A gene defect in humans causes progressive hearing loss in humans, resulting in deafness by their mid-20s. The same genetic mutation causes deafness in the Beethoven-mouse model.
Three unrelated families on three continents (from continental Portugal, the United States and Brazil), all with healthy ancestors, had children with a very rare disease.
Non-Mendelian, oligogenic inheritance could bean unrecognized and important element for occurrence ofhereditary retinal degenerations (HRDs, comprising retinitis pigmentosa) which are caused by ultra-rare mutations and cause progressive blindness.
The University of Pittsburgh received a $6 million grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to support the development of a cortical vision research program in the Pitt School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology.
This HbA1c analyzer is successfully supporting improved medical management of patients with sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy (STDR).
More than a year after becoming one of the first medical institutions nationally to complete a revolutionary gene replacement surgery to restore vision in patients with retinal degeneration, surgeons at the of The Vision Center at Children’s Hospital L…
To support our veterans in their careers and continue our commitment to diversifying our workforce, the Mount Sinai Health System has partnered with Workforce Opportunity Services, a leading nonprofit dedicated to recruiting, training, and placing unde…
Transgender care is swiftly evolving, and primary care providers face a greater need to be clear about their roles and when to seek the support of specialists, according to the latest review by Mount Sinai experts in the field of transgender medicine.
Out of the Middle, a coalition of leading health care providers, applauds today’s introduction of the bipartisan Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act.
A new study from City, University of London suggests that effective communication from eye health professionals may help reduce patient fears after they are diagnosed with the ‘dry’ form of age-related macular degeneration
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a low-cost, portable optical coherence tomography scanner that promises to bring the vision-saving technology to underserved regions throughout the United States and abroad.