Dr. Hongyan Zou, MD

Bio

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Affiliation:

  • The Mount Sinai Health System, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Location:

  • Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice
  • 5 East 98th Street
  • New York, NY
  • 212-241-8628
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Integrative Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture for back pain is more likely to help people who believe the treatment will work, new research suggests.

    The study included 485 people who received acupuncture for back pain and completed questionnaires before they began treatment, at t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Occupational Therapy:

    MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Working in an awkward position significantly increases the risk of developing low back pain, a new study finds.

    Doing manual labor that involved awkward positions increased the risk of low back pain by eight times. Other significant risk factors i...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Brain tumors are notoriously tricky for surgeons, who may leave too much cancerous tissue behind or cut into vital, healthy brain tissue.

    However, two new studies describe devices that help surgeons and nonsurgical physicians better understand the...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who harbor the stomach bacteria Helicobacter pylori (or H. pylori) may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study suggests.

    In the study, researchers found that among women with MS -- an often disabling dis...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neck & Spine Surgery:

    MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery and more conservative treatments provide similar long-term outcomes for people with spinal stenosis, a new study suggests.

    Spinal stenosis is narrowing of the spinal canal that leads to back and leg pain and othe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, Jan. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The causes and treatment of chronic pain are often elusive. However, a small study provides the first evidence that inflammation in key regions of the brain might play a role in ongoing discomfort.

    The findings illuminate possible sources of chr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    FRIDAY, Dec. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High blood sugar may slow brain growth in young children with type 1 diabetes, a new study indicates.

    The research included children aged 4 to 9 years who underwent brain scans and tests to assess their mental abilities...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Neurology:

    MONDAY, Dec. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A large increase in the number of U.S. school-age athletes receiving treatment for concussions is likely due to new laws and increased public awareness, a new study suggests.

    Researchers examined data collected from privately insured 12- to 18-yea...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Dec. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens and young adults who attempted suicide were found to have abnormalities in the frontal areas of their brains, a new study says.

    Researchers conducted brain scans on 68 participants, aged 14 to 25, with bipolar diso...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neck & Spine Surgery:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery for low back pain caused by spinal stenosis varies depending on where in the United States you live, a new report says.

    "Nearly 80 percent of Americans will experience low back pain at some point in their lives, and about 30 million people...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that state laws requiring "universal" motorcycle helmet use -- instead of helmet laws just for certain ages -- may lower the rates of traumatic brain injuries in young riders.

    Traumatic brain inj...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who've had severe strokes and have a condition called "locked-in" syndrome may benefit from a new technology that allows them to communicate with the outside world, according to new research.

    The new study reports on a male stroke patient...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Oct. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke survivors remain at high risk for another stroke or other serious medical problems and death for at least five years, a new study suggests.

    The findings may mean that stroke survivors require closer follow-up to prevent these health problem...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Training infants to identify sounds linked with language before they're old enough to speak hastens language-associated brain development, a new study suggests.

    "Young babies are constantly scanning the environment to identify sounds that might b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Can't resist that fat-filled goodie? You can blame it on a brain lapse.

    Giving in to cravings for high-calorie junk food is associated with a lapse in the part of the brain involved in self-restraint, Canadian researchers report in a new study....Full Article