Mount Sinai Hospital
About 200,000 cardiac pacemakers are implanted every year in this country. Researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital are the first in the U.S. to implant the new, experimental pacemaker that is smaller than a AAA battery.
Health officials are looking into the cause of the illnesses and to see if it’s contagious. Some children have cold-like symptoms. Doctors aren’t sure if the illness is a virus or something else.
Peanut allergies are one of the most common food allergies and can cause deadly allergic reactions. Doctors have tried oral therapies and allergy shots, with only moderate success.
Recent research found that high levels of aircraft noise are associated with increased risks of stroke and heart disease.
Mount Sinai Hospital has been experimenting with an emergency department for patients 65 years and older.
Among nearly 21,000 rescue and recovery workers, the overall cancer rate is 15 percent higher than the general population, according to a new study.
It looks like a body brace with a remote control and gizmos at the knees that resemble shotguns. It has motors and the hips and knees that provide the power necessary for someone to stand and walk.
Sandra Morris, who used to operate the complicated heart and lung machines that keep a patient alive during heart surgery, said Ahmed Cercioglu harassed her and created a hostile work environment.
For any parent of a child with autism, hope can be found in a red-haired freckle-faced girl named Rebecca Singer from Tenafly, WCBS 880′s Sean Adams reported.
Doctors said the knife penetrated his temple and went through his skull and into his brain, but narrowly missed vitals areas and a main artery. “I’m just happy that I’m alive,” Loor said today.
Doctors said that though the knife went into his brain, it narrowly missed vitals areas and a main artery.
NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly described what happened, saying Loor was “stabbed in his left temple with a knife that penetrated his skull.”
Unlike most emergency rooms where you can’t tell day from night, this one has artificial skylights that change with the time of day. It also has non-skid floors, rails on the walls, quiet monitors and iPads that allow patients a touch of technology.
“He was diagnosed with a very rare disease neonatal hemochromatosis and speaking to the doctors, there’s been 30 cases in the last 20 yrs in the U.S.,” said father Hussain Gadit.