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13 signs your teenager may have an eating disorder

13 signs your teenager may have an eating disorder

June 1, 2018

In this episode of the Quadcast, Rochester eating disorder specialists share some facts about these illnesses in teens, and advice for parents and caregivers.

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Training brains—young and old, sick and healthy—with virtual reality

Training brains—young and old, sick and healthy—with virtual reality

February 13, 2018

Rochester researchers are using virtual reality-based brain training to better understand the brain’s plasticity in athletes who have experienced concussions and older adults with mild cognitive impairments. The goal? Improved therapeutic treatments patients can do at home.

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School of Nursing staffs health care facility at East High

School of Nursing staffs health care facility at East High

October 10, 2017

More than 1,100 students at East enrolled in the free program in the 2016-17 school year, accessing comprehensive physical and mental health services on the school campus.

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LaRon Nelson selected as AAN fellow

LaRon Nelson selected as AAN fellow

July 11, 2017

Nelson, assistant professor at the School of Nursing, has been selected for induction as a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. He is among a group that will be honored in Washington, DC, this October.

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Staff recognized for outstanding service

Staff recognized for outstanding service

April 17, 2017

Andrea Clarke of the Center for Community Health is among the several outstanding staff members honored this year for their significant and longstanding contributions to the University and to the Rochester community.

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Researchers identify brain region as possible target for dementia prevention

Researchers identify brain region as possible target for dementia prevention

December 13, 2016

A School of Nursing study has found that older adults with excellent memories have more efficient connections between specific regions of the brain.

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Magic Johnson’s HIV bombshell, 25 years later

Magic Johnson’s HIV bombshell, 25 years later

November 30, 2016

LaRon Nelson, assistant professor of nursing and associate director of international research at the University’s Center for AIDS Research, discusses how Johnson’s announcement changed public perceptions and how far have we come since then in addressing the HIV/AIDS public health crisis.

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Nelson receives international honor for HIV disparities research

Nelson receives international honor for HIV disparities research

September 27, 2016

School of Nursing Assistant Professor LaRon Nelson was named the inaugural Ontario HIV Treatment Network Research Chair in HIV Program Science for Africa, Caribbean, and Black communities.

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Three health analytics projects receive pilot funding

Three health analytics projects receive pilot funding

August 25, 2016

The University’s Goergen Institute for Data Science has awarded grants to three projects aimed at using big data to improve treatment of patients who are in intensive care or who suffer from epilepsy or mental disorders.

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