Peanut Allergy Treatment Gets Green Light From FDA Advisory PanelPatients are exposed to small, escalating doses of peanut protein with the goal of desensitizing them.
Stem Cell Procedure Offering Hope Of Breakthrough Cure For Crohn's DiseaseThe experimental procedure is just for Crohn's patients who've failed all other treatments.
'If You Have Breasts, You're At Risk': Survivors Urge Women To Get Screened For Breast Cancer, Regardless Of BRCA Status"That's a huge misconception, that women with a big family history are all related to BRCA. That's just one of the genes. Most women with breast cancer will not have an identifiable mutation," said Dr. Elisa Port, the chief of breast surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital.
Mt. Sinai Hospital Holds Early Valentine's Party For Heart Patients, ParentsAn early Valentine's Day Party was for heart patients in Manhattan Thursday, celebrating love of the life they have been given.
Some Hospitals Restrict Healthy Visitors To Keep Flu From SpreadingDrastic measures are being taken by hospitals to keep the flu from spreading.
Former Mount Sinai ER Doctor Gets Prison In Sex Abuse CaseA former highly-regarded Mount Sinai Hospital emergency room doctor who admitted to sexually abusing four female patients has been sentenced to prison.
‘I'm Just Grateful We Got Out Of There,’ Residents Recall Frightening Moments During West Side BlazeMany of the victims of Thursday night's West side fire were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.
Minimally Invasive ‘Fusion’ Procedure Could Help Millions Find Relief From Lifelong Back PainIf you need surgery for your back pain, there are now minimally invasive techniques that can get you back on your feet in no time.
Mount Sinai ER Doctor Charged With Sexually Abusing 2 PatientsThe 40-year-old, highly regarded emergency room doctor is accused of drugging and sexually abusing a 22-year-old woman in his care.
Dr. Max Gomez: Fight Fall Allergies Before They StartAs summer winds down, it's a good time to start fighting your fall allergies before they hit.
Study: Exposing Kids To Peanuts Early May Prevent AllergiesPeanut allergies have more than quadrupled in the past 13 years, but experts now don't think we should, and must, avoid feeding peanuts to infants so they do not develop the allergies to the legumes.
Therapy Dog Gets Credit For Helping Recovery Of Young Heart Transplant PatientA boy from Spring Valley was set to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with a new heart.
Second Officer Wounded In Bronx Shooting Released From HospitalHundreds of fellow officers lined the street outside Mount Sinai Hospital as Officer Andrew Dossi left Friday afternoon.
Joan Rivers' Funeral Set For Sunday In ManhattanFuneral services have been set for comic legend Joan Rivers as the New York City Medical Examiner said Friday that further tests are needed to pinpoint the cause of her death.
Joan Rivers Dead At 81, Daughter Melissa Says In StatementJoan Rivers died Thursday, a week after going into cardiac arrest during an outpatient procedure in Manhattan, the comedian's daughter said in a statement.