Sep 21, 2016
UR Medicine is launching the area's first physician-led outpatient practice dedicated to lactation medicine and breastfeeding.
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.
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.
Aug 15, 2016
Numerous challenges face providers who are administering developmental screenings for refugee children, including differences in cultural and religious beliefs, language barriers, and disparate education levels.
Jul 26, 2016
UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital is joining several other universities on one of the largest family-based childhood obesity studies ever conducted.
URMC Pediatrics Research Newsletter