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LVAD Heart Pump

UR Medicine Leads U.S. in Minimally Invasive Surgery for Newest LVAD...

UR Medicine cardiac surgeons recently introduced a minimally invasive approach to implanting the newest heart pump available for people with congestive heart failure. This...
Biometric Authentication

JCB to Test Multipurpose Biometric Authentication

JCB Co., Ltd., announced that JCB will be running a trial of multipurpose server-based visible light palm authentication in February at JCB headquarters in...
inflammation

Newest Data Links Inflammation to Chemo-brain

Inflammation in the blood plays a key role in “chemo-brain,” according to a published pilot study that provides evidence for what scientists have long...
retinal device

UR Medicine Uses ‘Bionic Eye’ to Restore Some Vision to Blind...

A 71-year-old woman blinded by an inherited disease recently thrilledUniversity of Rochester doctors by reaching out and grabbing her ophthalmologist’s hand after receiving a...
liver disease

Of Mice and Cheeseburgers: Experimental Drug Reverses Obesity-Related Liver Disease

A drug developed at the University of Rochester Medical Center protected mice from one of the many ills of our cheeseburger and milkshake-laden Western...
Antibiotic Resistance

URMC Researchers Developing New Tool to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotics are lifesaving drugs, but overuse is leading to one of the world’s most pressing health threats: antibiotic resistance. Researchers at the University of...
cancer

Scientists Light the Way for Immune System to Attack Cancer

The science behind harnessing the immune system to fight cancer is complicated, but a University of Rochester Medical Center laboratory discovered a simple, practical...
stroke

Study: Home Care Improves Stroke Outcomes

Stroke patients who are paired with caregivers that help them transition back to their homes are significantly less likely to be readmitted to the...
Asthma

Evidence Points to Fish Oil to Fight Asthma

University of Rochester Medical Center scientists have discovered new essential information about omega 3 fatty acids contained in fish oil and how they could...
HIV

URMC Drug Extends Effectiveness of HIV Therapy

A drug developed at the University of Rochester Medical Center extends the effectiveness of multiple HIV therapies by unleashing a cell’s own protective machinery...
Breast Cancer

Chemo-brain Among Women with Breast Cancer is Pervasive, Study Shows

The largest study to date of a condition known as “chemo-brain” shows that women with breast cancer report it’s a substantial problem after chemotherapy...
heart

UR Medicine Heart Team Offers World’s Smallest Pacemaker

UR Medicine cardiologists are first in region to offer the world’s smallest pacemaker for people with irregular or slow heart rhythms. The Micra Transcatheter Pacing...
Prostate Cancer

Scientists Find New Gene Tool for Predicting Course of Prostate Cancer

Researchers from UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute andRoswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo reported in the journalOncotarget, they have discovered a possible new tool...
E-cigarettes

First-ever Study Shows E-cigarettes Cause Damage to Gum Tissue

A University of Rochester Medical Center study suggests that electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes. The study, published...
Neuroblastoma

Nuclear Protein Causes Neuroblastoma to Become More Aggressive

Aggressive forms of neuroblastoma contain a specific protein in their cells’ nuclei that is not found in the nuclei of more benign forms of...
Leukemia

As Leukemia Evolves, Stem Cells Hold Keys to Newer Therapies

A recent study by University of Rochester Medical Center researchers proves why leukemia is so difficult to treat and suggests that the current approach...
rubber

Rubber from Russian dandelions: a serious European alternative to rubber tree...

Natural rubber is an indispensible ingredient in tens of thousands of applications, from car and aircraft tyres to medical equipment. Nearly all this rubber...
Dutch elm disease

Vaccine stops Dutch elm disease

Since 1992 over half a million Dutch elms have been ‘vaccinated’ against Dutch elm disease. Among these vaccinated trees, only 0.1% was infected by...
Winterlight Greenhouse

10% more light in a new greenhouse concept: the Winterlight Greenhouse

The Winterlight Greenhouse is a new greenhouse concept which gains 10% more light in winter and is currently under construction at Wageningen UR Greenhouse...
Circular Cities

Towards Adaptive Circular Cities Concepts for a sustainable urban environment

How can cities simultaneously contribute to climate change, mitigation, climate change adaptation and resource efficiency? Financed by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, the...