Telomeres Might Predict Lung Cancer Recurrence
Telomeres are sections of DNA that tell an interesting story about lifespan. Shorter telomeres usually suggest a shorter life -- but new research by a Wilmot lung cancer expert shows that longer telomeres might be a promising biomarker for a recurrence of early stage lung cancer.
Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia affect both emotional and physical health of a person. They are amongst the most pressing adolescent health problems affecting our population. University researchers publish a timely update on these eating disorders.
5/21/2014 | 2 comments
Researchers believe that a drug for a group of rare, inherited heart rhythm disorders called Long QT syndromes could also help patients with much more common cardiac arrhythmias.
5/20/2014 | 0 comments
A new study sheds light on a relatively unknown problem in children and adolescents suffering from Down Syndrome: sleep disorders.
5/19/2014 | 1 comment
A recent study reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology demonstrates a novel approach to curb heart failure that targets both the heart and the adrenal gland. The authors found that a drug compound called gallein blocks a molecular pathway responsible for the development of the disease. The pathway is present in the heart and the adrenal gland and stifling its activity in both places led to a healthier heart in a mouse model of heart failure.
5/12/2014 | 0 comments
Researchers received $950,000 from the New York State Department of Health to work on reducing Clostridium difficile or C. diff in Rochester-area nursing homes over the next five years.
5/6/2014 | 0 comments