Researchers were awarded approximately $3 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue studying how our bodies respond to seasonal and pandemic flu viruses and vaccines.
An international team of researchers has pinpointed a genetic mutation that appears to be responsible for a rare condition that triggers seizures in babies. The mutation was identified thanks to new data science technologies that enabled the scientists to sift through extremely large sets of genetic information.
Surgical decision making for sick, elderly patients should be orchestrated by a multidisciplinary team, advocates Laurent G. Glance, M.D., in a perspective piece published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Doing fewer blood transfusions reduces infection rates by nearly 20 percent, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association co-authored by Neil Blumberg, M.D., professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
Good news for patients with mild heart failure: A new study shows for the first time that cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator (CRT-D therapy) saves lives over the long term.
The goal of this blog is to bring more medical research stories to light and provide our readers with timely and engaging coverage of scientific and medical developments here in Rochester and beyond.
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