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Horses Get the Flu, Too

  • Apr. 30, 2018
Flu vaccines for horses haven’t been updated in more than 25 years, but Rochester researchers have developed a new live equine influenza vaccine that is safe and more protective than existing ...
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In Pursuit of a Universal Flu Shot

  • Nov. 2, 2017
Developing a universal flu vaccine that would protect against all seasonal and pandemic strains of the flu virus is no easy task, and new research suggests that one of the most promising strategies ...
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Afib? There’s an App for That

  • Sep. 18, 2017
While many of us reach for our tablets to scan Facebook, watch the newest series on Netflix, or make a quick purchase on Amazon, researchers want to test their potential for a more serious task: ...
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Study: The Science behind Bodily Secretions

  • Apr. 5, 2016
The secretion of fluids like saliva and digestive juices are important in countless activities that keep our bodies running day and night. A new study uncovers a previously mysterious process that ...
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New Study Details Burden of C. Diff in U.S.

  • Mar. 1, 2015
Clostridium difficile or C. diff caused almost half a million infections in the United States in 2011, largely due to the overuse of antibiotics, according to a new study led by scientists at the ...
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Can Omega-3 Fatty Acids Combat COPD?

  • Jan. 27, 2015
The National Institutes of Health awarded $1.6 million to Rochester researchers to study a group of compounds derived from omega-3 fatty acids and their ability to combat inflammation caused by ...
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UR Tests HIV Vaccine Pill

  • Jan. 13, 2015
Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center are testing a new oral vaccine to prevent infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The vaccine is unique because it is given as a ...
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In Rochester, a Tale of Tainted Tattoos

  • Sep. 6, 2012
If you end up with a rash on a new tattoo, you should probably think twice before brushing it off as an allergic reaction or a normal part of the healing process. A recent study in the New England ...
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Scouring the Skin for Clues to Better Health

  • Jun. 15, 2012
The skin is much more than the part of our body that gets sunburned in the summer and pasty in the winter: It is our largest organ and the barrier that separates us from the outside world. Persistent ...
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Hulin Wu to Lead New Bioinformatics Center

  • Mar. 22, 2012
Hulin Wu, Ph.D., Dean’s Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, will serve as founding director of the newly-established Center for Integrative Bioinformatics and Experimental ...
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Myths and Truths of Obesity and Pregnancy

  • Dec. 21, 2011
Ironically, despite excessive caloric intake, many obese women are deficient in vitamins vital to a healthy pregnancy. This and other startling statistics abound when obesity and pregnancy collide. ...
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Scientists Find a Key to Maintaining Our DNA

  • Mar. 18, 2011
DNA contains all of the genetic instructions that make us who we are, and maintaining the integrity of our DNA over the course of a lifetime is a critical, yet complex part of the aging process. In ...