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New grant will unlock workings of the brain’s waste removal system

New grant will unlock workings of the brain’s waste removal system

August 16, 2022

Rochester scientists discovered the glymphatic system. Now, the National Institutes of Health is bringing together several teams of researchers to better understand its mechanics.

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Does urban living put kids at greater risk of experiencing psychosis?

Does urban living put kids at greater risk of experiencing psychosis?

April 27, 2022

Using a large, nationwide sample, Rochester researchers looked at the impact that environmental and social risk factors can have during childhood.

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Study links fracking, drinking water pollution, and infant health

Study links fracking, drinking water pollution, and infant health

April 12, 2022

“Our findings indicate that drilling near an infant’s public water source yields poorer birth outcomes and more fracking-related contaminants in public drinking water,” says Rochester’s Elaine Hill.

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The brain processes smells in two artful ways

The brain processes smells in two artful ways

April 4, 2022

A computer model devised by Rochester neuroscientists suggests that the brain can represent smells both like a painting and a symphony.

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Bedside art appreciation eases cancer patients’ anxiety

Bedside art appreciation eases cancer patients’ anxiety

March 28, 2022

Looking at and discussing curated art, including works from the University’s Memorial Art Gallery collection, helped calm a group of cancer patients.

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Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

March 24, 2022

The inexpensive, portable device could help safeguard against future pandemics and detect viruses and infections in underserved populations.

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What is intimate partner violence? It’s not just physical abuse

What is intimate partner violence? It’s not just physical abuse

March 23, 2022

Victims’ advocate Catherine Cerulli offers expert advice on how to spot an unhealthy relationship before this form of domestic violence starts.

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Alcohol abuse drug may help restore vision loss

Alcohol abuse drug may help restore vision loss

March 21, 2022

The drug disulfiram, also known as Antabuse, works by blocking a pathway similar to the one that’s hyperactivated in degenerative blindness.

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Medical ‘Match Day’ celebration returns in person

Medical ‘Match Day’ celebration returns in person

March 18, 2022

For the first time since 2019, fourth-year medical students at the University of Rochester celebrated Match Day in person.

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‘Immune distraction’ from previous colds leads to worse COVID infections

‘Immune distraction’ from previous colds leads to worse COVID infections

March 5, 2022

Pre-existing immunity to the common cold was thought to protect people from COVID-19. But new evidence suggests that sometimes the opposite can happen.

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