Did you see local TV cameras in the lobby of the Wilmot Cancer Center yesterday? The Pancreatic Cancer Association of Western New York (PCAWNY) presented a check for $75,176 for research at Wilmot, and three stations came out to film the check-passing event. The group raised the money at the 4th annual Step It Up to Cure Pancreatic Cancer 5K Walk last November.
Obese women expecting twins may be able to gain less weight than recommended without harming their babies, according to a new study presented at The Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
The University of Rochester Medical Center is a new member of the Reproductive Medicine Network, a nationwide network of centers conducting research to improve the care of women and men with infertility and other reproductive disorders.
Sellix, an assistant professor in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, studies circadian rhythms and biological clocks. He was recently awarded the 2013 Early Investigators Award by the Endocrine Society. Check out this video to learn more about his current and future research.
A new study shows that obesity hurts a woman’s chances of conceiving through in vitro fertilization. Loralei Thornburg, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, talks to MedPage Today about what this finding means for women considering IVF.
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