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For Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients, Remission Does Not Always Mean Remission

For Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients, Remission Does Not Always Mean Remission

Even if joint pain goes away, rheumatoid arthritis patients may need to stick to their medications. A new study suggests that inflammation and joint damage can persist in patients who appear to be in remission.

1/29/2015
A Good Marriage and Green Tea Might Help Fight Prostate Cancer

A Good Marriage and Green Tea Might Help Fight Prostate Cancer

In two unrelated studies, Rochester researchers investigated prostate cancer with results pointing to the benefits of strong support at home and sipping green tea.

1/29/2015
New Studies Explore Impact of Mercury on the Brain

New Studies Explore Impact of Mercury on the Brain

Two new studies suggest that fatty acids, genetics, and even coffee may influence whether or not mercury has a toxic effect on the brain.

1/21/2015
Dear John (or Sue): You are overdue for a colonoscopy…

Dear John (or Sue): You are overdue for a colonoscopy…

It’s a challenge for primary care doctors to convince patients to get colonoscopies and mammograms. A new study shows that personal letters from physicians plus automated phone calls work better than either tactic alone to increase screening rates among patients who are overdue.

1/20/2015
Women Reap Great Benefits from Mental Health Recovery Court

Women Reap Great Benefits from Mental Health Recovery Court

A recent study shows that justice-involved women who completed a mental health recovery court program gleaned more health and psychiatric benefits from the program than their male counterparts.

1/20/2015