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2011-09-07 13:56:34

For the first time, new research shows that patterns of alcohol consumption – a drink or two every night, or several cocktails on Friday and Saturday nights only – may be more important in determining alcohol’s influence on heart health than the total amount consumed.

2011-08-30 18:44:51

More and more, patients show up to appointments with hypertension expert John Bisognano, M.D., Ph.D. carrying bags full of “natural” products that they hope will help lower their blood pressure.

2011-08-11 21:36:23

The work of molecular biologist Joseph M. Miano, Ph.D., and clinician Craig Benson, M.D., seems worlds apart: Miano helps head the Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute and Benson is chief resident of the combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics program at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

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2011-07-25 13:46:59

Type 2 diabetes and obesity in pregnancy is a daunting duo, according to new research published this month in The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.

2011-07-20 17:23:02

Melanoma is devastating on many fronts: rates are rising dramatically among young people, it is deadly if not caught early, and from a biological standpoint, the disease tends to adapt to even the most modern therapies, known as VEGF inhibitors.

2011-06-27 21:18:15

Scientists have discovered the tool that bacteria normally found in our mouths use to invade heart tissue, causing a dangerous and sometimes lethal infection of the heart known as endocarditis.

2011-06-23 00:00:29

Codevax, Inc. a U.S. vaccine development company focused on preventing hospital acquired infections including MRSA and Acinetobactor baumannii is expanding. Stephen D. Chubb has been appointed to the Codevax Board of Directors. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Codevax, Inc. a U.S.

2011-05-26 20:48:26

A drug that has been on the market for decades to treat leukemia and skin disorders such as acne and psoriasis may be a possible therapy for vascular diseases, including atherosclerosis and hypertension, which can lead to heart attack or stroke.

2011-05-16 13:11:58

Much about autism is unknown, but researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) are working to learn more about the neurodevelopmental disorder and its most effective treatments.

2011-05-02 19:09:23

Children who are exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to need intensive care and intubation when hospitalized with influenza.


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