Doctors: Don't be too merry on your heart for the holidays
The number of people who end up in hospital emergency rooms with an irregular heartbeat increases during the holidays, experts say.
Young cancer survivors gather to celebrate life
The 7th annual Les Nelkin Pediatric Cancer Survivors Day was hosted by the Cohen Children's Medical Center.
Turning bad fat to good in fight against disease
So-called “bad fat” can be transformed in a lab into energy-consuming “good fat,” and, according to a Long Island medical scientist, that could be good news in the fight against obesity and diabetes.
Researchers use immune-cell ‘army’ to battle cancer
A Florida woman diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, generally considered incurable, is free of the disease 2 1⁄2 years after ...
Minimally invasive surgery brings hope for elderly
A 90-year-old LI man is among a select group of patients worldwide to have a mitral heart-valve replacement in a trailblazing clinical trial that his doctors believe will add years to his life.
Research: More can count on dodging dementia longer
You’ve turned 65 and exited middle age. What are the chances you’ll develop cognitive impairment or dementia in the years ...
Alzheimer’s researcher gets $10G from LI center
Alzheimer’s disease is so complex, it cannot be effectively understood by studying mice or even by examining brain scans of ...
Researchers propose new definition of Alzheimer's
By redefining Alzheimer’s based on biological markers, patients could be more appropriately matched for treatments under study that might slow or reverse the disease, according to the proposed redefinition.
Northwell hospital earns nursing honor
Northwell Health said Monday its North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset has earned a Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Pregnancy dilemma part of Supreme Court case
A drug recovery and parenting story is detailed in a challenge to a law requiring anti-abortion centers give clients options to terminate pregnancy elsewhere.