Telomeres Might Predict Lung Cancer Recurrence
Telomeres are sections of DNA that tell an interesting story about lifespan. Shorter telomeres usually suggest a shorter life -- but new research by a Wilmot lung cancer expert shows that longer telomeres might be a promising biomarker for a recurrence of early stage lung cancer.
A recent study shows that the amount of added sugar teen mothers consume during pregnancy affects the body composition of their babies. Previous research suggests that this could lead to long-term health problems like obesity, hypertension and diabetes.
12/22/2014 | 1 comment
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.
2/12/2014 | 2 comments
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.
12/2/2013 | 0 comments
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.
8/27/2013 | 0 comments
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.
7/18/2013 | 1 comment