Every eight years, the LCME assesses medical educational programs at Einstein, and at other medical schools. Following its December visit, the LCME has affirmed Einstein’s accreditation.
Given the choice, patients usually favor drugs over surgery. But in a study of patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation, a surgical procedure was more effective than a heart drug.
Jun 24, 2015
Newsweek interviews Dr. Jan Vijg about a new “fasting” diet that may provide the benefits of calorie restriction, which decreases age-related disease and inflammation.
Jun 18, 2015
NBC News interviews Dr. Richard Lipton about a new class of drugs designed to prevent the onset of migraine.
Jun 17, 2015
Nature features Dr. Nir Barzilai’s proposed TAME study, which will investigate if the widely used diabetes drug metformin can delay aging.
Jun 15, 2015
Wall Street Journal features Dr. Zev Williams and the Einstein-Montefiore program for recurrent miscarriage, which links clinical care to an NIH-funded lab.