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Why epilepsy may account for more lost years of life than other brain disorders: -- ScienceDaily

People with epilepsy have a 27-fold greater risk of sudden death than people without the disorder. However, many of these deaths could be prevented through greater identification of epilepsy as a cause of death, and in educating the public more effectively about the disease’s life-threatening dangers, according to a new opinion article. 35 more words


Johnson & Johnson Moves Toward ‘Compassionate’ Care With Experimental Medicines

Independent panel to review requests from seriously ill patients for unapproved medicines


Johnson & Johnson has arranged for an independent panel to review requests from seriously ill patients who want to try an unapproved drug even if they aren’t participating in the drug’s testing. 1,084 more words

New York University School of Medicine

Admission Requirements

In order to be admitted to New York University School of Medicine you must have an undergraduate study from an accredited school, pass a criminal background check, and have taken the following classes before: English, general biology, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, general physics, biochemistry, and genetics. 63 more words

Antibiotic use in infants before 6 months associated with being overweight in childhood

New York City (August 21, 2012) – Treating very young infants with antibiotics may predispose them to being overweight in childhood, according to a study of more than 10,000 children by researchers at the NYU School of Medicine and the NYU Wagner School of Public Service and published in the online August 21, 2012, issue of the International Journal of Obesity. 806 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Women who have high cholesterol but had high levels of serum taurine were 60 % less likely to develop or die from coronary heart disease

Nutrient found in dark meat of poultry, some seafood, may have cardiovascular benefits

Serum taurine found to protect some from coronary heart disease

NEW YORK, March 1, 2012 – A nutrient found in the dark meat of poultry may provide protection against coronary heart disease (CHD) in women with high cholesterol, according to a study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center. 691 more words

Doctor Of Philosophy

Some say passing the Chemical Safety Improvement Act will be too costly. What are the costs of doing nothing?


A New Study Shows Real Costs of Toxins

  • February 15, 2014

In environmental health circles, 2014 is being heralded as the year America’s 40-year-old chemical regulations will at long last be reformed. 244 more words

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