It’s the conversation both patients and doctors struggle to have: a frank discussion about sex. In this two-blog-post series, Dr. Sharon Parish examines what’s behind the discomfort.
Daniel Myers, M.S.W., gives tips for doctors and patients on how to initiate this important dialogue.
Our partnership with Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital and academic medical center for Einstein, advances clinical and translational research to accelerate the pace at which new discoveries become the treatments and therapies that benefit patients. learn more >
Two research teams at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for Einstein, have each been awarded grants from the National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Dr. Bin Zhou has been awarded $2.4 million over four years by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in order to study the genetic pathways that regulate aortic valve biology and that mediate calcific aortic valve
Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis C virus. It is often symptomless but rarely harmless. Anyone who has been exposed to contaminated blood or needles — through drug use , tattoos, body piercing or other
as part of their "Provocative Questions" program. The innovative effort is designed to ignite investigations into 24 promising but neglected or unexplored areas of research. Answering the questions would dramatically enhance ongoing efforts to prevent, treat and cure the disease.
Steven Libutti, M.D. (left), Richard Kitsis, M.D. (right)The Einstein-Montefiore grants – two of only 57 given nationwide and only five in New York City, and totaling more than $3 million over the next five years – are aimed at determining why cancer arises in certain tissues and how the disease spreads. Grant recipients are Steven Libutti, M.D., Richard Kitsis, M.D., John Condeelis, Ph.D., Sumanta Goswami, Ph.D., and Maja Oktay, M.D., Ph.D. learn more >
stenosis (CAVS). A complex syndrome involving multiple cellular processes, CAVS is the most common disease to require surgical valve replacement. Using mouse models to study CAVS and its cellular and molecular mechanisms, Dr. Zhou is seeking critical information concerning the origins and effects of CAVS, with the goal of developing new therapeutic and preventive strategies for this devastating form of heart disease. learn more >
contact — can be infected. Hepatitis C can also be acquired through sexual contact. Think you may be at risk? Get tested. It could save your life. Talk to your primary care physician or contact us at 888-RX-LIVER (888-795-4837) for more information. learn more >
Geriatrician Joe Verghese explains how subtle changes in gait can identify which patients are at risk for frailty — with the goal of preventing falls and mental decline.
The Genetics of Frailty
Einstein geneticists and gerontologists are teaming up to identify gene variants that protect against frailty. Their goals: develop better detection methods and treatments.
A Geriatrician's Checklist
Geriatrician Laurie Jacobs explains the traits and qualities she looks for when evaluating patients for frailty.
Learn more about Einstein research on healthy aging and frailty and find clinical services at Montefiore Medical Center.
Tuesday, May 28 from Noon - 2 PM
Diabetes and Healthy Eating Workshop
Hands-on information on the connections between eating healthy and diabetes
Montefiore Medical Group, 2300 Westchester Avenue, Bronx
Offered by the Montefiore Care Organization (CMO)
Tuesday, June 11 at 4 PM
Adolescent Weight Reduction Surgery Program
Information seminar for 16-21 year olds to learn more about the benefits and risks of bariatric surgery
Tishman Learning Center #5, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx
For information, call 718-920-4800