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Breast cancer drug promising

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- An anti-copper drug compound that disables bone marrow cells from receiving migrating cancer tumor cells may curb the spread of cancer, U.S researchers say.

U.S. bioengineers create artificial ear

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. bioengineers and physicians say they created an artificial ear -- using 3-D printing and injectable molds -- that looks and acts like a natural ear.

Study: Cialis helps men reach orgasm

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The erectile dysfunction drug Cialis may help men who have problems with ejaculation and orgasm, U.S. researchers suggest.

Hypertensive blacks not given diuretics

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Black patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure are not being prescribed beneficial, inexpensive diuretic drugs, U.S. researchers say.

Computerized records can improve care if technical assistance provided

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A New York City study finds electronic health records can improve patient care in small physician practices if technical help is provided, researchers say.

Doctors call for appropriateness criteria

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- A team of U.S. researchers say healthcare leaders and the medical community should develop evidence-based appropriateness criteria for elective procedures.

Teen reaction to a threat may never leave

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A teen's reactions to a threat remain high even when the danger is no longer present and this may have a long-term impact, U.S. researchers say.

Men: Wider waists = sex, urination issues

NEW YORK, July 31 (UPI) -- Obesity in men affects not just their hearts and metabolism, but also their sexual function and urinary health, U.S. researchers said.

Bariatric surgery may 'cure' diabetes

NEW YORK, March 27 (UPI) -- Bariatric surgery dramatically outperforms standard medical treatment of severe type 2 diabetes, U.S and Italian researchers found.

Med school students get curricula on iPad

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- First- and second-year students at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York are given an iPad 2 in place of course notes and books, school officials say.

Genome study: No level of smoking safe

NEW YORK, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- An infrequent cigarette, or being exposed to secondhand smoke, may be doing more harm than people think, U.S. researchers found.

New way to read genes in old samples

NEW YORK, May 28 (UPI) -- A new technique allows analysis of U.S. and Swedish cancer samples from trials going back to the l970s.

Some prostate cancers linked to estrogen

NEW YORK, May 28 (UPI) -- New York scientists have pinpointed the hormone estrogen as a key player in about half of all prostate cancers.

Finasteride reduces prostate cancer risk

NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) -- Re-analysis of a drug trial found finasteride reduces prostate cancer risk without boosting the odds of aggressive tumors, U.S. researchers said.

Child burned by indoor grill fireball

NEW YORK, May 19 (UPI) -- A 9-year-old boy was severely burned by a fireball sparked by alcohol tossed on a smoldering gas grill, New York City police said.
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NYP2003082002 - NEW YORK, AUG. 20 (UPI) 55 year old Nathan Klein meets the media on Aug. 20, 2003 forty eight hours after becoming the world's first patient to have a gene therapy operation for Parkinson's disease at New York Weill Cornell Medical Center.The surgical team was lead by Dr. Kaplitt. ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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Weill Cornell Medical College, formally named the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University and abbreviated to Weill Cornell, is the biomedical research unit and medical school of Cornell University.

The medical college is currently located at 1300 York Avenue, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City, along with the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences. It was partially endowed by Sanford Weill.

One of the most selective medical schools in the United States (based on average MCAT, GPA, and acceptance rate in a 2009 issue of U.S. News & World Report), Cornell enrolls approximately 100 students per class. In 2008, 5,853 people applied and 753 were interviewed for 101 spots. The average undergraduate GPA and average MCAT score for successful applicants are 3.8 and 35Q, respectively.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Weill Cornell."
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