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On the Forefront of the Opioid Epidemic

On the Forefront of the Opioid Epidemic

Einstein and Montefiore lead the nation in clinical, research and training programs for addiction medicine. Drs. Julia Arnsten and Chinazo Cunningham discuss their research and implementation of innovative opioid addiction treatment regimens.  watch video >

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Overcoming Sickle-cell Disease

Overcoming Sickle-cell Disease

In 2006, when Lindsy Osouna was on the cusp of her third trimester, prenatal testing showed that her daughter would be born with sickle-cell disease (SCD).  read article >

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Teamwork Tackles Rare Diseases

Teamwork Tackles Rare Diseases

Rare diseases affect millions of children worldwide. Einstein scientists and Montefiore doctors are linking laboratory findings with clinical observations to uncover clues to these disabling and deadly conditions.  read article >

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Unlocking Food Craving

Unlocking Food Craving

The nucleus accumbens (NAc), a part of the brain associated with motivation and reward, may hold a key to understanding why people crave high-calorie foods. In a study published online on March 27 in eLife, Saleem M. Nicola, Ph.D., and his graduate … read more >

Early Programming of Childhood Obesity

Early Programming of Childhood Obesity

More than one-third of U.S. children are classified as overweight or obese. Studies show that children born underweight are at higher risks for obesity, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes. Researchers believe that one cause of obesity involves changes in the nongenetic … read more >

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