Mount Sinai Hospital
Infectious disease experts in the U.S. have all said that while Ebola is lethal, it is not spread by casual contact.
The man arrived at Mount Sinai’s emergency room early Monday morning with high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. The man told doctors he had recently traveled to a West African country where Ebola is present, the hospital said.
An Illinois man has the first known case of human-to-human spread of the MERS virus to someone who had come from the Middle East. And while the disease was apparently transmitted casually, it may not be as scary as it sounds.
Researchers say though the ringing in your ears may fade following a loud event, the damage from even one such event is there to stay.
A prominent New York doctor has been ordered to pay up, after a patient said he was left sick and disabled after treatment.
Carmen Quinones lost her daughter Griselde Camacho in the March 12 blast. Quinones has been at Mount Sinai Medical Center for the past month after suffering a brain hemorrhage, a fractured spine and a broken wrist in the explosion.
Police on Wednesday were asking for help from the public in finding developmentally disabled a man who has been missing since Monday.
Both during and after the explosion that leveled two buildings in East Harlem Wednesday, people were stepping in to help rescue people inside, and take care of the victims afterward.
The explosion reduced the two, five-story buildings to rubble, shattered store windows for blocks and hurled glass, bricks and other debris throughout the neighborhood.
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.