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Brain surgeons have a new way to deliver radiation -- via stamp-sized tiles

Brain surgeons have a new way to deliver radiation -- via stamp-sized tiles

May 14, 2021

Interview with Upstate neurosurgeon Harish Babu, MD, PhD


Assessing an enlarged prostate and how to treat it

Assessing an enlarged prostate and how to treat it

May 14, 2021

Interview with Upstate urologists Scott Wiener, MD, left, and Hanan Goldberg, MD


 How many stroke risk factors do you have?

How many stroke risk factors do you have?

May 12, 2021

Interview with Upstate stroke specialist Hesham Masoud, MD


Stroke: How to spot when it happens and how it is treated

Stroke: How to spot when it happens and how it is treated

May 12, 2021

Interview with Upstate stroke specialist Hesham Masoud, MD


Study about agitation in Alzheimer's disease seeks volunteers

Study about agitation in Alzheimer's disease seeks volunteers

May 11, 2021

Interview with Upstate geriatrics chief Sharon Brangman, MD


How genetic counseling can help figure out cancer risk; a smartwatch-equipped study to assess exercise routines during pregnancy: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 9, 2021

How genetic counseling can help figure out cancer risk; a smartwatch-equipped study to assess exercise routines during pregnancy: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 9, 2021

May 7, 2021

Interviews with genetic counselor Jason Shandler and doctor of physical therapy Danielle Marino


Exercise study seeks women in first trimester of pregnancy

Exercise study seeks women in first trimester of pregnancy

May 7, 2021

Interview with Danielle Marino, a doctor of physical therapy at Upstate


Genetic counseling can help determine a person's risk for specific cancers

Genetic counseling can help determine a person's risk for specific cancers

May 7, 2021

Interview with Jason Shandler, a genetic counselor at the Upstate Cancer Center


The latest information on lung cancer, from screening to diagnosis to treatment options

The latest information on lung cancer, from screening to diagnosis to treatment options

April 30, 2021

Interview with Jason Wallen, MD, thoracic surgery chief and medical director of the lung cancer and thoracic oncology program at Upstate


Chest surgeon explains lung cancer's diagnosis, treatment options, outlook

Chest surgeon explains lung cancer's diagnosis, treatment options, outlook

April 30, 2021

Interview with Jason Wallen, MD, chief of thoracic surgery and medical director of the lung cancer and thoracic oncology program at Upstate


Studying diseases spread by ticks and mosquitoes; kidney transplants for kids; drugs that fight HIV: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 25, 2021

Studying diseases spread by ticks and mosquitoes; kidney transplants for kids; drugs that fight HIV: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 25, 2021

April 21, 2021

Interviews with researcher and tick expert Saravanan Thangamani, PhD; surgeon and transplant chief Reza Saidi, MD; and infectious disease expert Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD


Daylight's effects on workplaces; a sarcoidosis overview and support group; nutrition during cancer treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 18, 2021

Daylight's effects on workplaces; a sarcoidosis overview and support group; nutrition during cancer treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 18, 2021

April 16, 2021

Interviews with Assistant Dean of Wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD, and psychologist Usha Satish, MD; pulmonologist Birendra Sah, MD; and registered dietitian nutritionist Katie Krawczyk


 How to meet challenge of maintaining nutrition during cancer treatment

How to meet challenge of maintaining nutrition during cancer treatment

April 16, 2021

Interview with Katie Krawczyk, the registered dietitian nutritionist at the Upstate Cancer Center


Vector Biocontainment Lab focuses on diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes

Vector Biocontainment Lab focuses on diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes

April 15, 2021

Interview with Saravanan Thangamani, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology at Upstate and director of its new Vector Biocontainment Lab


Children require kidney transplants for different reasons than adults

Children require kidney transplants for different reasons than adults

April 15, 2021

Interview with surgeon Reza Saidi, MD, Upstate's chief of transplant services


How workplace lighting can influence one's health and productivity

How workplace lighting can influence one's health and productivity

April 15, 2021

Interview with Assistant Dean of Wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD, and psychologist Usha Satish, PhD


How colorectal cancer is prevented, diagnosed and treated; a strategy to prevent premature births: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 11, 2021

How colorectal cancer is prevented, diagnosed and treated; a strategy to prevent premature births: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 11, 2021

April 9, 2021

Interviews with Upstate colorectal surgeon Kristina Go, MD, and Upstate family physician Gene Bailey, MD


Family doctors care for mothers at well-child visits to help assure healthy future births

Family doctors care for mothers at well-child visits to help assure healthy future births

April 8, 2021

Interview with Upstate family practitioner Gene Bailey, MD


How colorectal cancer is detected and treated

How colorectal cancer is detected and treated

April 8, 2021

Interview with Upstate colorectal surgeon Kristina Go, MD


Support group starts for those with sarcoidosis, a complicated disease

Support group starts for those with sarcoidosis, a complicated disease

April 6, 2021

Interview with Birendra Sah, MD, an Upstate pulmonologist specializing in the treatment of sarcoidosis


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