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URMC begins 7-year, $18M study of prenatal inflammation and child health

Sep 21, 2016

Over the past several decades, researchers have shown that an array of conditions in pregnant women, such as anxiety, stress, and obesity, are associated with a large and common cluster of behavioral and physical health conditions in the child. Now, researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) are embarking on a 7-year mission to study one factor that may explain the link: prenatal inflammation.

URMC Study Shows Obesity Diagnosis is Often Overlooked

Aug 29, 2016

Despite a growing epidemic, many medical providers fail to diagnose obesity in their patients and miss an opportunity to identify an important component of long-term health, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study published in the Journal of Community Health.

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