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Kick off your summer with the 6th annual barbeque and music festival. Roc City Rib Fest, which supports Golisano Children's Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, features 10 food vendors, 23 live bands, and fun for the whole family.
Playing Through the Pain - of Two Brain Tumors »
May 20, 2013
An active student, Courtney Wagner was experiencing terrible headaches. A CT scan and MRI revealed she had two brain tumors, an extremely unusual situation for a child. Through it all, Courtney's competitive spirit helped her cope. She is now back to her routine of attending school regularly and playing sports.
Esophageal adenocarcinoma is now the fastest growing form of cancer in the United States, but gastroenterologists at URMC's Center for Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy have been using an innovative technology to detect precancerous cells in time to prevent disease progression.
Born 17 Weeks Early, Baby Girl Defies Odds »
May 17, 2013
Born at 23 weeks, Leah Bell-Upsher weighed just 1 pound, 5.5 oz. Leah had to be put on a high-frequency ventilator, was prescribed several medications, and had intravenous support. Now 10 months old, Leah continues to grow, in length and weight, showing remarkable progress.
A Life Turned Inside Out - Boy Defies Medical Odds »
May 16, 2013
James Daniels III was born with a hole in his abdominal wall, causing many of his organs to develop outside his body. After three months with a custom-built silo holding his organs in place, and undergoing multiple surgeries, James was whole for the first time. A courageous little fighter, James continues to show...
Eli Eliav, D.M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., has been named director of the Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester Medical Center and vice dean for Oral Health within the School of Medicine and Dentistry.
- John Treanor told NBC News that the U.S. has been lucky so far in dodging the latest flu pandemic.
- The Huffington Post carried Kathy Hoeger’s comments regarding a study that suggested a low-carb, high-protein diet may increase fertility. She said more study is needed.
- In Anesthesiology News, Peter Papadakos reports on how aspirin may provide better outcomes for trauma victims.