Dr. Kalmon D. Post, MD

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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, 7th Floor
  • New York, NY
  • 212-241-0933
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  • 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

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    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 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 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 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

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    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

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's a strong connection between the severity of disease and the loss of myelin in the brain's gray matter for who have multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study says.

    MS causes the loss of myelin, the fatty, protective sheath around nerve fibers t...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics Nursing:

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your blood type may play a small role in your risk for dementia, a new study finds.

    People with blood type AB, which includes about 4 percent of the population, appear to have an increased risk for memory problems as they age. Over about three...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Caregiving:

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your blood type may play a small role in your risk for dementia, a new study finds.

    People with blood type AB, which includes about 4 percent of the population, appear to have an increased risk for memory problems as they age. Over about three...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Long-term Care:

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your blood type may play a small role in your risk for dementia, a new study finds.

    People with blood type AB, which includes about 4 percent of the population, appear to have an increased risk for memory problems as they age. Over about three...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Low doses of fish oil may help reduce the number of seizures experienced by people with a form of tough-to-treat epilepsy that no longer responds to drugs, a small new study suggests.

    The research was led by Dr. Christopher DeGiorgio, of the Unive...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Someone who has been mugged in a dark alley will likely never want to return there, having associated that location with a fear of being attacked.

    But neuroscientists working with mice say they've discovered the brain circuit that controls how ...Full Article