Monthly Archives: December 2018

Researchers study new app for head and neck cancer patients

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MANHASSET, NY – A pilot study will test a new digital application, called NorthTrac,  developed by The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research to help head and neck cancer patients manage their post-treatment symptoms. Typically there are three types of treatment used for head and neck cancers – radiation therapy, chemotherapy and/or surgery. Each of these comes… read more

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NIH gives Feinstein Institute $1.68M to study sepsis therapy

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor, Monowar Aziz, PhD, received a five-year, $1.68 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to examine a protein’s role in increasing inflammation and injury in sepsis to develop new therapies. Sepsis is a body-wide immune system reaction to an infection that is responsible for… read more

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Top psychology, cardiology scientist to lead new Feinstein Institute research center

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MANHASSET, NY – Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has appointed Karina W. Davidson, PhD, MASc, to lead a new center focused on behavioral and cardiovascular health research. Dr. Davidson’s research focuses on the relationship between psychosocial risk factors and their role in the course and outcome of cardiovascular disease. Her new center will be located… read more

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Heart failure telemedicine programs prove effective 6 months after discharge, study finds

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MANHASSET, NY – Home telemedicine programs for heart failure are effective at preventing death for at least six months after hospitalization, but generally lose any benefit after one year, according to a meta-analysis of clinical trials published today and announced tomorrow at a briefing. These findings, published in the December issue of Health Affairs by a… read more

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