News and Events

Investigators from Montefiore and Einstein to Present Data at 2014 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

Presentations Focus on Impact of Stress and Personality Traits on Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Reduction in Perceived Stress Triggers Migraine

Family Practice News, May 29

Richard Lipton, M.D., director, Montefiore Headache Center, discusses clinical implications of a recent study he conducted that found reduction in perceived stress triggered migraines.

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Dealing With Sleep Troubles/Working the Night Shift

WNYC 93.9 FM Radio, April 2, 2014

Shelby Harris, PsyD., director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Sleep-Wake Disorders Center, is interviewed live, in-studio on the Brian Lehrer Show about two important issues, insomnia and sleep problems for people who work the night shift.

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Ask a Scientist: Is it Really Bad to Hit Snooze?, March 21, 2014

Shelby Harris, PsyD, director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Sleep-Wake Disorders Center, warns if you're hitting the snooze button at least three times a week, there's probably a bigger sleep issue going on.

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Can't Sleep? That's Nothing to Brag About, March 4, 2014

Shelby Harris, PsyD, director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Sleep-Wake Disorders Center, explains the reasons people feel it's okay to not get enough sleep.

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I Team: Engineer in Metro-North Train Derailment Clocked Loads of Overtime

WNBC-TV Ch. 4, January 12, 2014

Michael Thorpy, MD, director, Sleep-Wake Disorders Center, provides his expertise about higher risks of overtime during certain hours of the day.

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Do You Talk in Your Sleep?, January 10, 2014

In her latest column, “Sleep Talk,” Shelby Harris, Psy.D., director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Sleep-Wake Disorders Center, describes the triggers for sleep talking and provides tips to help prevent it.

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Highway Hypnosis: Train Crash is Clear Case of Sleep Deprivation, Experts Say, December 4, 2013

Michael Thorpy, M.D., director, Sleep-Wake Disorders Center, describes the causes of sleep deprivation and offers advice about how to prevent it.

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People Who Experience Migraines and Allergies Could Have Worse Headache Symptoms

The Huffington Post, WebMD, Newsday, November 25-26, 2013

Coverage of a study by Richard Lipton, MD, director, Montefiore Headache Center, and Dawn C. Buse, PhD, director of behavioral medicine, Montefiore Headache Center, that found allergies and hay fever may make headache symptoms worse for people who experience migraines. The study’s findings were published in the journal Cephalagia.

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Sleep Therapy to Gain a Wider Role in Depression Treatment

The New York Times, November 21, 2013

Shelby Harris, Psy.D., director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program, Sleep-Wake Disorders Center, discusses how cognitive behavioral therapy can be used as a possible complement to standard care for patients suffering from depression.

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Neuros in the News: Who’s Making Headlines?

AANS Neurosurgeon, August 2013 issue

Included in this edition of “Neuros in the News” is an image and information about Rick Abbott, MD, director of Surgical Neuro-Oncology, CHAM, who recently received the Pioneer Award for Pediatric Surgical Neuro-Oncology from The Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation for his expertise and history of successes in the field.

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“Border Zone” Between Episodic and Chronic Migraine Explored in Research by Montefiore Headache Center

Studies Examine Disparities in Sociodemographics, Headache-Related Disability, Psychiatric, Chronic Pain and Medical Comorbidities

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