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2015-03-24 23:00:23

Roflumilast, a drug recently approved in the United States to treat severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), increases the production of a protein that causes inflammation, which possibly

2014-10-09 23:11:27

Session to Examine How University of Rochester Medical Center Approached the Charity Challenge Waltham, MA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Connance, Inc.

2014-01-29 13:07:05

A new study shows that, when properly manipulated, a population of support cells found in the brain called astrocytes could provide a new and promising approach to treat Parkinson's disease.

2013-12-05 13:45:34

A new study shows that a neurologist in an office thousands of miles away can deliver effective specialized care to people with Parkinson's disease.

2013-11-18 20:40:35

A study out today in the journal Nature Medicine suggests a potential new treatment for the seizures that often plague children with genetic metabolic disorders and individuals undergoing liver failure.

2013-09-18 13:26:46

A team from the University of Rochester Medical Center has shown scientifically what many women report anecdotally: that the breast cancer drug tamoxifen is toxic to cells of the brain and central nervous system, producing mental fogginess similar to "chemo brain."

2013-08-06 09:19:29

Consumer satisfaction surveys of nursing home residents and their families track closely with other quality of care measures.

2013-06-18 19:25:56

Scientists are scrambling to gather data for the FDA to support the need for a blood test to diagnose brain injury in the United States.

2013-03-07 23:55:16

As baby-boomers age and the number of people with serious chronic illnesses continues to rise, the demand for experts in palliative medicine is sure to outstrip the supply.

2013-03-07 15:42:29

Most scientists are starting to agree that repeat, sub-concussive hits to the head are dangerous and linked to neurological disorders later in life.


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