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Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy has no effect on reducing asthma in children

Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy has no effect on reducing asthma in children

February 13, 2020

In a six-year follow-up study, Medical Center researchers have found that prenatal vitamin D supplementation alone has limited effect on preventing asthma and wheezing in children.

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Parents aren’t powerless when it comes to sleep-deprived teenagers

Parents aren’t powerless when it comes to sleep-deprived teenagers

January 8, 2020

Teenagers in the US don’t get enough shut eye, and the consequences of this epidemic of sleep deprivation are extensive. But researchers at the University of Rochester have found that a simple solution yields solid results: setting a bedtime and sticking to it.

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Chemicals in vaping flavors cause widespread damage to lung tissue

Chemicals in vaping flavors cause widespread damage to lung tissue

December 13, 2019

While names like mango, mint, and cucumber make vaping flavors sound natural or benign, new research from the University of Rochester Medical Center unpacks the list of chemicals that comprise flavored e-liquids.

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University of Rochester plans $240 million orthopaedics campus to expand surgical, outpatient care

University of Rochester plans $240 million orthopaedics campus to expand surgical, outpatient care

November 18, 2019

Patients with bone and joint conditions could receive treatment at one of the most comprehensive centers for orthopaedic care in the country upon completion of a medical campus to be built alongside the Marketplace Mall, in a project plan announced today.

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Six Rochester graduate students offered National Institutes of Health fellowship grants

Six Rochester graduate students offered National Institutes of Health fellowship grants

November 14, 2019

Five graduate students from the University of Rochester Medical Center and one from the School of Arts and Sciences have been offered National Institutes of Health F31 fellowship grants to support their health-related research.

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‘Longevity gene’ responsible for more efficient DNA repair

‘Longevity gene’ responsible for more efficient DNA repair

April 19, 2019

Rochester researchers have uncovered more evidence that the key to the “Fountain of Youth” may reside in a gene that is found to produce more potent proteins in species with longer lifespans.

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Women of invention: How Rochester faculty find success as patent-holders

Women of invention: How Rochester faculty find success as patent-holders

April 16, 2019

They create novel devices and develop new technologies with global impact. The University of Rochester ranks fourth among US universities in its percentage of international patent holders who are women. What brought these women to the University–and what enables them to thrive?

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A path to invention from fashion, to Peace Corps, to medicine

A path to invention from fashion, to Peace Corps, to medicine

April 14, 2019

Assistant professor Paula Doyle has gone from a Paris fashion house to the rain forests of Papua New Guinea to the operating room, where a challenging robotic surgery led to the invention of a novel surgical “flashlight.”

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For chronic skin patients, a solution on a global scale

For chronic skin patients, a solution on a global scale

April 12, 2019

A skin patch developed by Rochester professor of dermatology Lisa Beck and her colleagues to treat a chronic skin condition could one day be used to deliver vaccines without the pain and expense of needles.

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Listening to family stories helps cancer researchers identify gaps in care

Listening to family stories helps cancer researchers identify gaps in care

March 27, 2019

A Wilmot Cancer Institute study of more than 90 families and caregivers looked for common threads about their loved one’s final transition from active treatment to death and dying.

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