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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.
Anna Biss was born with a serious heart condition that, over the first few years of her life, had to be corrected by three complex surgeries. Throughout her time at Golisano Children's Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Anna developed wonderful relationships with the staff, inspiring her so much that, at...
More than 950 patients, faculty and staff, board members and donors, and the local community attended the 13th annual Discovery Ball on Saturday, May 11, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in support of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. This year’s Ball, chaired by Jeffrey and Patrice Pierce, raised $550,000, including $215,000...
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis or LAM, for short, is a rare but frequently fatal lung condition that affects almost exclusively women, usually in the prime of their lives, as they begin their careers and start families. Clinicians and scientists at URMC are working to improve the lives of LAM patients with the establishment of an official...
- 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.