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New Facility at Maimonides Brings Multispecialty Practices Under One Roof
Maimonides recently celebrated the “topping-off” of its new Medical Arts Building with a special ceremony to mark the completion of the steel framework. The state-of-the-art facility is located on Ninth Avenue between 48th and 49th Streets, and is expected to be completed in the Fall of next year.
“The Maimonides Board of Trustees is committed to providing the latest medical technologies and facilities,” said Eugene Keilin, Maimonides Board Chair, “so that patients can receive the finest care available anywhere.”
“When complete, this new addition to our campus will allow our talented physicians to see patients in office suites that reflect the best Maimonides
Suicide rate in NYC has increased from 2000 to 2014, mirroring national trend; NYC rate remains half of the national rate
The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief entitled, “Suicides in New York City, 2000 to 2014.” The most recent data show there have been more deaths in New York City from suicides than from either motor vehicle accidents or homicides, and that suicide rates have risen between 2000 and 2014. In 2014, 565 suicides were reported in NYC. The rate of suicides in
But number of people diagnosed each year with celiac disease has remained stable
Gluten-free diets seem to be the latest fad, yet the number of people being diagnosed with celiac disease hasn't budged, new research shows.
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder, in which foods containing gluten trigger the immune system to attack and damage the small intestine, according to the Celiac Disease Foundation. Gluten is a protein found naturally in grains like wheat, barley and rye.
Israeli startups are treating overactive bladder with a range of innovations from Botox to matchstick-sized implants
About 66 million Europeans and 43 million Americans suffer from overactive bladder (OAB), which causes sudden, involuntary contractions of the muscle in the wall of the urinary bladder.
The first line of therapy is prescription medications, though they can cause unpleasant side effects. Another treatment involves surgically implanting an electrical stimulation device to
Her case probably not dangerous, doctors say, with rest, antibiotics the typical treatment
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's pneumonia may have heightened questions about her overall health, but doctors say pneumonia is common and, in her case, may not be very serious.
"Pneumonia is an infection [of the lung] that requires rest, recuperation and aggressive treatment," said Dr. Marc Siegel, a clinical professor of medicine at the New York University School of Medicine in