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Ghada Soliman

Find out how to eat healthy as you age May 9 at CCNY’s Mini-Medical School

You are what you eat. But your nutritional needs change as you age. Take a proactive part in your own health by attending the CUNY School of Medicine's Mini-Medical School on Nutrition and Healthy Aging at The City College of New York on May 9.  Read More »
CUNY School of Medicine Mini-Medical School at The City College of New York

Is sleep loss a health risk? Find out April 25 at CCNY’s Mini-Medical School

Getting enough sleep can be a struggle. But according to The National Center For Health Research, the gap between getting just enough sleep and getting too little may affect your health, your mood, your weight, and your ability to concentrate. Read More »
Dr. Lewis Kampel Medical Oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Learn how 400,000 cancer cases could be prevented each year at CCNY Mini-Medical School

Each year 12.7 million people find out they have cancer and 7.6 million people die from the disease. However, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), 30-45% of all cancer cases could be prevented, and one-third can be cured through early diagnosis and treatment. Read More »
Neuro-oncologist Dr. Robert Darnell is guest lecturer at Levine-de Beer Lecture

Physician and genome expert Robert Darnell is Levine-de Beer speaker at CCNY, March 21

Robert B. Darnell, MD, PhD, considered one of the world’s leaders in translational medical science, will be the speaker at The City College of New York’s annual Louis Levine-Gabriella de Beer Lecture in Genetics on March 21. Read More »
Dr. James Croll

Free Blood Pressure Check Feb 7 at CCNY Mini-Medical School

According to the CDC, about one in three Americans have high blood pressure, which puts them at increased risk for heart disease and stroke – the first and third leading causes of death in the USA. Do you know what your blood pressure numbers are? Are they normal, elevated, or hypertensive? If your blood pressure is 130/80 or higher, you’re more likely to have a stroke or heart attack. Less than 120/80 is normal. 120-129/80 is elevated. Read More »
Raman Spectra

CCNY IUSL scientists study optical biopsy tool that detects disease in seconds

Today, it is standard practice to detect many diseases through MRIs, PETs, X-rays, or CAT scans. But all of these medical imaging methods include some risk of radiation and take hours – if not days – to get results. Most importantly, the level of information they provide is lacking because it is not at the molecular level. Read More »
Lauren Malave and Julia Castello of City College

CCNY study explores why antidepressants don’t work for half of the people taking them

According to the World Health Organization more than 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression. Unfortunately, the antidepressants commonly used to treat them only work for 50 percent of the population. Read More »
CUNY School of Medicine

CCNY Mini-Medical School wants to know what's on your plate

You are what you eat. But there are many conflicting opinions about what should be on your plate. Read More »
Mini-Medical School Diet Health Activity

Large crowd expected at next CCNY Mini-Medical School session

The Harlem community spoke and the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York listened. Community members were asked if they’d like free health information sessions on topics of their choosing and the answer was a resounding YES! Thus the Mini-Medical school was born. Read More »
Dr. Patricia Broderick Medical Professor Inventor of THE BRODERICK PROBE

Patricia Broderick aka “the dynamite stick” on CUTV News Radio

They call Patricia Broderick the “dynamite stick” because nothing stops her. She is the first person to marry the brain with sensors and has invented, patented and trademarked a revolutionary technology, THE BRODERICK PROBE® that some medical doctors say will change the face of science and medicine. Read More »

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