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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Tuesday, July 25, 2017


Position Will Expand Clinical Care, Education, and Research

Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate Medical Center recently announced the creation of a regional chair of neurology. The new position is designed to expand the delivery of high-quality neuroscience care in Brooklyn; enhance the education and training of medical students, residents, and fellows; and develop new research opportunities in neurological science.

“SUNY Downstate and Maimonides Medical Center both have a distinguished history of providing high quality neurological and neurosurgical care, education, and research,” said Dr. Wayne J. Riley, President of SUNY Downstate. “I am confident that this new position will bring greater access to the most advanced

Israeli researchers find stressed pregnant mice have offspring predisposed to binge eating, but also discovered that a certain diet can prevent it

Pregnancy can be a stressful time. Now there’s a new stressor and it’s about stress itself.

A new study on pregnant mice, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, shows a causal link between prenatal stress and the onset of eating disorders — particularly binge eating disorder (BED) — later in life for the child.

The study, done by scientists at

Ohio has recently sued a number of Pharmaceutical companies over the marketing of Oxycotin 

Ohio recently followed the lead of Mississippi and filed a lawsuit against the maker of prescription painkillers. The lawsuit will be brought against five drug companies that have been linked to what the Attorney General refers to as a statewide opioid addiction crisis. 

The complaint against the companies was filed in state court against Ross County last Wednesday. It will target parent companies

Dr. John Marshall, Chair of Emergency Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center, offers a variety of tips to help cope with hot weather and prevent avoidable health problems. 

What are some tips to safely get through the summer heat?

Drink more fluids (nonalcoholic) regardless of your activity level. Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink. 

Avoid liquids that contain caffeine or large amounts of sugar— these actually cause you to lose more body fluid and can lead to dehydration. Avoid very

New drug candidate may prove effective in boosting the self-cleansing mechanism of the human brain, thereby improving the lives of millions of people

It’s not a cure, but a new therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is being hailed as a breakthrough that can extend the life expectancy of those suffering from ALS.

Developed by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), the therapy may come to market much faster than typical treatments