Telomeres Might Predict Lung Cancer Recurrence
Telomeres are sections of DNA that tell an interesting story about lifespan. Shorter telomeres usually suggest a shorter life -- but new research by a Wilmot lung cancer expert shows that longer telomeres might be a promising biomarker for a recurrence of early stage lung cancer.
Major League Baseball players performed worse at the plate after returning to play following a concussion, compared to players who were rusty due to paternity or bereavement leave, a URMC study shows.
3/19/2015 | 0 comments
The brain’s unique process for removing waste may thwart efforts to create a blood test that can be used to quickly screen for brain injury.
1/13/2015 | 0 comments
A new mouse model of mild repetitive traumatic brain injury (TBI) – the sort of injury that can be common in sports such as football – could be the key to both understanding how this damage to the brain leads to neurological problems.
4/30/2014 | 1 comment
Research led by emergency medicine specialist Jeffrey Bazarian, M.D., M.P.H., was featured in the R&D section of last weekend’s Wall Street Journal.
1/20/2014 | 0 comments
Researchers found that women injured during the two weeks leading up to their period (the premenstrual phase) had a slower recovery and poorer health one month after injury compared to women injured during the two weeks directly after their period or women taking birth control pills.
11/13/2013 | 1 comment