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Can quality sleep prevent Alzheimer’s?

Can quality sleep prevent Alzheimer’s?

August 28, 2015

A good night’s sleep yields more than beauty—it also means a healthy brain.

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What would Susan B. Anthony tweet today?

What would Susan B. Anthony tweet today?

August 25, 2015

Twice a week for at least the next 10 months, the Susan B. Anthony Center will tweet Anthony’s thoughts on topics such as health, relationships, education, race, mentoring, the family and, of course, voting.

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Its move-in day! Freshmen descend on UR campus

Its move-in day! Freshmen descend on UR campus

August 25, 2015

Sarah Dempsy left the Albany area before the sun rose, leaving for Rochester with her mom and a car full of supplies.

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Health insurer mergers signify shift in health care marketplace

Health insurer mergers signify shift in health care marketplace

August 21, 2015

What may be just as significant about the planned mergers, experts say, is that they signify a major shift in the nation’s health care marketplace.

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The 20 most polite colleges in 2015, according to Grubhub

The 20 most polite colleges in 2015, according to Grubhub

August 20, 2015

Saying “please” and “thank you” can go a long way. In this case, it gets your college ranked as one of the most polite campuses.

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UR scientist named Beckman-Argyros Award recipient

UR scientist named Beckman-Argyros Award recipient

August 13, 2015

University of Rochester scientist David Williams has been named the 2015 recipient of the Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research.

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David Williams receives Beckman-Argyros Award in vision research

David Williams receives Beckman-Argyros Award in vision research

August 13, 2015

Professor David Williams, an expert on human vision, pioneered the use of adaptive optics technologies for vision applications.

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Babies make predictions, too

Babies make predictions, too

August 12, 2015

In a new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Richard Aslin of the University of Rochester and colleagues report on a new study of 6-month-old babies’ brain activity. (subscription)

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Menopause infographic: brain fog

Menopause infographic: brain fog

August 11, 2015

It’s not in your head: Menopausal memory loss is real. Many menopausal women have trouble with working memory, as well as keeping themselves focused.

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FDA approves tool for diagnosing dementia in a doctor’s office

FDA approves tool for diagnosing dementia in a doctor’s office

August 10, 2015

A small company started by a neuroscientist at the University of Rochester has moved closer to providing doctors with a simple, computer-based tool to help detect early signs of Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.

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