Monthly Archives: September 2011

Hyundai Drives Up Spirits of Children Who Triumphed Over Cancer

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NEW HYDE PARK, NY – Hyundai Hope on Wheels and the Long Island Area Hyundai Dealers today awarded Cohen Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) of New York a $100,000 Hope Grant to help support the hospital’s Survivors Facing Forward Program that is helping to improve the health and quality of life of childhood cancer survivors. CCMC… read more

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Large Study Strongly Supports Common Genetic Contributions to Mental Illness

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MANHASSET, NY – An international research consortium brought together raw data from dozens of studies looking for genes involved in schizophrenia and bipolar diseases. The mega-analysis, the largest to date for severe mental illness, identified 11 regions that are associated with these common, debilitating conditions. Six of the regions had not been previously identified. The… read more

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Cognitive Tests of Delayed Memory Recall is a Strong Prediction of Alzheimer’s

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MANHASSET, NY — Scientists have been testing a number of biomarkers, including regional brain volumes, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) measures of pathological proteins and cognitive measures and a new study putting these markers to the test in one of the largest biomarker studies to date – the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) – suggests that testing… read more

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