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Who’s Most Injury-Prone on Ice? Aspiring Michelle Kwans and Tara Lipinskis

Who’s Most Injury-Prone on Ice? Aspiring Michelle Kwans and Tara Lipinskis

An estimated 250,000 people landed in emergency rooms in the past decade due to recreational ice skating injuries—and the majority of them were children and teenage girls, according to a University of Rochester Emergency Department study.

12/30/2015
Study Establishes International Standards for Stroke Outcomes

Study Establishes International Standards for Stroke Outcomes

A new study by an international team of researchers has established a set of outcome measures that assess a patient’s quality of life after a stroke.

12/21/2015
Aiming at Cellular ‘Neighborhood’ around Blood Cancer Improves Outcomes

Aiming at Cellular ‘Neighborhood’ around Blood Cancer Improves Outcomes

Wilmot Cancer Institute investigators have shown direct evidence of how changes in the blood-cell manufacturing environment can cause cells to malfunction and turn cancerous. The research, reported in the journal Blood, is believed to be the first of its kind and suggests new options for treating serious blood disorders.

12/18/2015
Excess Weight Gain in Pregnancy Has Long Lasting Effects on Mom, Baby, Future Generations

Excess Weight Gain in Pregnancy Has Long Lasting Effects on Mom, Baby, Future Generations

Gaining too much weight during pregnancy can lead to negative health outcomes for moms and their babies. This is especially true among low-income minority women, according to researchers at the University of Rochester. In this population, excessive weight gain during pregnancy puts both mom and baby at risk of obesity later in life. 

12/16/2015
Wilmot Study on Follicular Lymphoma Ranked Among the Best

Wilmot Study on Follicular Lymphoma Ranked Among the Best

Wilmot scientists Carla Casulo, M.D., and Jonathan Friedberg, M.D., published a study this year that was named to “Best of JCO 2015” hematologic malignancies edition. The Journal of Clinical Oncology describes itself as the single-most credible, authoritative resource for clinical oncology research. 

12/15/2015