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Study Aims to Curtail Chemo Queasiness

Study Aims to Curtail Chemo Queasiness

January 8, 2013

URMC researchers continue their quest to help cancer patients cope with nausea during chemotherapy by using relaxation techniques and acupressure wrist bands.

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Doctor Receives Top Honor from American Pediatric Society

Doctor Receives Top Honor from American Pediatric Society

January 8, 2013

Elizabeth McAnarney helped develop Adolescent Medicine as specialty and improve teen pregnancy care.

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Now Where Did I Put My Keys Again?

Now Where Did I Put My Keys Again?

January 3, 2013

The memory problems that many women experience in their 40s and 50s are real – and appear to be most acute during early post menopause.

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Your Brain on Big Bird

Your Brain on Big Bird

January 3, 2013

Using brain scans of children and adults watching Sesame Street, cognitive scientists are learning how children’s brains change as they develop intellectual abilities like reading and math.

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Houston, We Have Another Problem

Houston, We Have Another Problem

December 31, 2012

Cosmic radiation – which would bombard astronauts on deep space missions to places like Mars – could accelerate the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Electronic Imaging Researcher Recognized

Electronic Imaging Researcher Recognized

December 27, 2012

Sharma is being recognized for contributions to electronic imaging and media security. His work has had a lasting impact in both the academic community and in industry, and he holds over 50 US patents.

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Brain Damage Triggered by Mini-Strokes Detailed

Brain Damage Triggered by Mini-Strokes Detailed

December 12, 2012

These strokes, which are often imperceptible, are common in older adults and are believed to contribute to dementia.

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No Ashtrays, Less Back Pain

No Ashtrays, Less Back Pain

December 6, 2012

Smoking cessation either prior to treatment or during the course of care was related to significant improvements in back pain.

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Smartphones: the New Mood Ring?

Smartphones: the New Mood Ring?

December 4, 2012

If you think having your phone identify the nearest bus stop is cool, wait until it identifies your mood. Rochester engineers are developing a new computer program that gauges human feelings through speech, with substantially greater accuracy than existing approaches.

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