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Cells Forged from Human Skin Show Promise for MS

Cells Forged from Human Skin Show Promise for MS

February 7, 2013

This is the first successful attempt to employ human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC) to produce a population of cells critical to neural signaling in the brain.

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Study: Model for Brain Signaling Flawed

Study: Model for Brain Signaling Flawed

January 10, 2013

Shen it comes to moving signals between neurons in the brain, it turns out that scientists may have vastly exaggerated the role of the astrocyte.

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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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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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Being Neurotic, and Conscientious, a Good Combo for Health

Being Neurotic, and Conscientious, a Good Combo for Health

November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

That restless voice in your head may be doing you some good after all: some self-described neurotics also have the lowest levels of Interleukin 6 (IL-6), a biomarker for inflammation and chronic disease.

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University Launches Center for Developing Medical Devices and Other Medical Innovations

October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

CMTI will also make use of the University’s Center for Entrepreneurship as it coordinates activities to develop technological solutions to clinical problems.

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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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Medical Students Help Rescue Family from Erie Canal

Medical Students Help Rescue Family from Erie Canal

August 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

First-year medical students Bridget Hughes, Lindsay Wahl, and Sarah Nevarez were praised Thursday by Rochester City rescue personnel and School of Medicine and Dentistry officials for helping rescue two children and their father from the Erie Canal.

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