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Teens Support Teens at Children's Hospital with Annual Rainbow Classic »
December 15, 2014

Rival schools Pittsford Sutherland and Pittsford Mendon will go head-to-head when their men’s and women’s varsity basketball teams face one another in the 14th annual Rainbow Classic tournament Friday (Dec. 19) at the University of Rochester’s Palestra Gymnasium. The games, which continue to benefit UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital, will kick off at...

An Eye for the Plentiful »
December 15, 2014

What does “abundance” mean to you? That’s the question more than one dozen artists answer in a juried exhibit, called “Abundance,” now on display at the Bridge Art Gallery at the University of Rochester Medical Center. They will discuss their work at an Artists Reception on Thursday, December 18. It is free and...

New Technology Helps Predict Vision Recovery After Brain Tumor Surgery »
December 12, 2014

An interdisciplinary team of University neuroscientists and neurosurgeons has used a new imaging technique to show how the human brain heals itself in just a few weeks following surgical removal of a brain tumor.

Decoding Fat Cells: Discovery May Explain Why We Gain Weight »
December 11, 2014

University of Rochester researchers believe they’re on track to solve the mystery of weight gain – and it has nothing to do with indulging in holiday eggnog.

Commonly Prescribed Drug for Lower Back Pain Not Effective »
December 10, 2014

A new study out today in the journal Neurology shows that pregabalin is not effective in controlling the pain associated with lumbar spinal stenosis, the most common type of chronic lower back pain in older adults.

3-Way Story of Organ Donation, Transplant Highlighted with Donate Life Float at Rose Parade »
December 08, 2014

A three-way story of Rochester-area organ donation and transplantation will unfold at the Tournament of Roses Parade on Jan. 1. A trio of families will represent the many organ donors and recipients from upstate New York while riding on or walking with the Donate Life Rose Parade Float in Pasadena, Calif. Finger Lakes...