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June 2015

Pancreatic Cancer Group Backs Wilmot Research to Stop Metastasis

Pancreatic Cancer Group Backs Wilmot Research to Stop Metastasis

Scientists at the Wilmot Cancer Institute are working toward doubling the survival rates for pancreatic cancer by 2020—and to help achieve that goal the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network recently awarded $300,000.

 

Anti-stroke Drug May Combat Ear Infections

Anti-stroke Drug May Combat Ear Infections

An anti-stroke drug called Vinpocetine may help treat ear infections, according to a joint study by researchers at the University of Rochester and Georgia State University. 

Is Telemedicine a Viable Alternative to Ambulance Ride and ER Visit?

Is Telemedicine a Viable Alternative to Ambulance Ride and ER Visit?

New data suggests that telemedicine for older adults in independent and assisted living facilities decreases emergency room use and is a big hit among patients and families.

Seeking new treatments for Fragile X syndrome

Seeking new treatments for Fragile X syndrome

Fragile X is the most common known cause of inherited intellectual disability and autism. There is no cure, but scientists at the School of Medicine and Dentistry are joining the search for new and effective treatments.

Setting Goals at the End of Life

Setting Goals at the End of Life

If one purpose of palliative care is to prevent suffering, then communication about what matters most to the patient is critical. A new study is the first to empirically confirm that conversations about goals are taking place, as they should be.