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Steve Georas appointed Walter & Carmina Mary Parkes Family Endowed Professor

Steve Georas appointed Walter & Carmina Mary Parkes Family Endowed Professor

July 7, 2017

Georas is board certified in both pulmonary and critical care medicine, and has been caring for patients with a variety of acute and chronic lung diseases for more than 20 years.

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Omega 3 fatty acids may reduce infections for COPD patients

Omega 3 fatty acids may reduce infections for COPD patients

March 16, 2016

The acids, found in salmon, helped clear inflammation tied to infection, while not reducing the immune systems and may have also helped clear the infection itself, University of Rochester researchers report in The Journal of Immunology.

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Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce lung infections

Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce lung infections

March 15, 2016

Compounds derived from omega-3 fatty acids—like those found in salmon—might be the key to helping the body combat COPD-related lung infections, according to researchers at the School of Medicine and Dentistry. (CC BY-SA 4.0 photo / Marco Almbauer)

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Treatment for fatal lung disease shows promise

Treatment for fatal lung disease shows promise

August 31, 2015

A treatment regimen that combines two FDA-approved drugs significantly reduced hospitalizations in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, a type of high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and causes breathing problems, chest pain, heart failure, and death.

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New Clinic Researches Rare Lung Disease

New Clinic Researches Rare Lung Disease

May 14, 2013

Clinicians and scientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center are working to improve the lives of patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis.

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Exposure to Snot-Nosed Kids Ups Severity of Cold Infections

Exposure to Snot-Nosed Kids Ups Severity of Cold Infections

September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Of people who come down with colds, the course of the infection is much more likely to be worse in people exposed to children.

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