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  1. The doctor's in with telemedicine through a webcam and a smartphoneRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    ... "Why can't we provide care to people wherever they are?" asks Dr. Ray Dorsey, a neurologist at the University of Rochester Medical Center who is leading a national study of video visits for Parkinson's patients and sees broader appeal. "Think of ...

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  2. Test anxiety: How cold feet are ruining your gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... only part of the story, according to Jeremy Jamieson, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Rochester. As it turns out, how people think about tests plays a significant role in performance outcomes. Leading up to and during exams, ...

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  3. Autism conference in RochesterRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Families of children with autism got the chance to meet and speak with doctors Saturday at the fourth annual Autism Speaks Research Conference. The free conference was held at the University of Rochester and highlighted autism research.

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  4. SUNY Brockport students fight bullying, racism on Yik Yak with #takebackyikyakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... of scrutiny due to the nature of the content that has been and continues to be posted. Recently, the University of Rochester took on Yik Yak when legal counsel for the University sought to uncover user identities behind threatening and racist ...

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  5. 'Twisted light' gives quantum cryptography a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PhysicsWeb Events

    ... only allows one qubit to be transferred per photon. In the new work, Mohammad Mirhosseini of the University of Rochester in the US and colleagues worldwide have doubled the amount to 2.05 qubits per photon by encoded their qubits using the OAM and ...

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  6. Stopping cellular quality-control mechanism can make chemotherapy more effectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medical News

    A University of Rochester team found a way to make chemotherapy more effective, by stopping a cellular quality-control mechanism, according to a study published today in Nature Communications . The mechanism is known as NMD , and scientists found that exposing breast cancer cells to a molecule that inhibits NMD prior to treatment with doxorubicin, a drug used to treat leukemia, breast, bone, lung and other cancers, hastens cell death.

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  7. Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MedicineNet

    ... said Dr. Anton Porsteinsson, director of the Alzheimer's care, research and education program at the University of Rochester School of Medicine in New York. "With a diet like this it seems that it's never too late to start," Porsteinsson said. "And ...

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  8. Clarkson womena s lacrosse win streak haltedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A five-game winning streak came to an end for the Clarkson University women's lacrosse team as the Golden Knights fell 6-4 at RIT on Friday afternoon in their Liberty League opener. Clarkson, which stands at 5-2 overall, will continue conference play on Saturday when it plays at the University of Rochester in a 2:00 p.m. contest.

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  9. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Yesterday | North Country Now

    The University of Rochester built a 5-2 lead in the first half and held off St. Lawrence University for a 7-4 Liberty League women's lacrosse victory in the league opener for both teams at Rochester on Friday. The Saints, 2-5 overall and 0-1 in league play, jumped out to a 2-0 lead on goals by Chloe Knapp and Kara Hurley in the first half, but Jamie Wallach scored her 24th of the year for Rochester, now 5-3 and 1-0 in league action, and Madeline Levi scored back-to-back goals at 11:37 and 10:20 of the first half to give Rochester a 3-2 lead.

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  10. Specific diet shields you from Alzheimer's?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Philly.com

    ... said Dr. Anton Porsteinsson, director of the Alzheimer's care, research and education program at the University of Rochester School of Medicine in New York. "With a diet like this it seems that it's never too late to start," Porsteinsson said. "And ...

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  11. Does Binge Drinking Damage the Immune System?; The CBCD Reviews a Medical ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OnlinePRNews

    ... of drinking will produce blood alcohol levels far above the legal driving limit of 0.08%.' (See The University of Rochester Medical Center) (2) This research is important because, as the Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease (CBCD) points out, ...

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  12. UR research team discovers how to make chemotherapy more effectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    A team from the University of Rochester has discovered a way to make chemotherapy more effective. According to a study published in Nature Communications , the team found a way to stop a cellular function which acts as a quality control for cells.

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  13. Alameda: Warmerdam picked as interim city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Inside Bay Area

    ... served in the U.S. Army between 1987 and 1992, achieving the rank of captain. She was also on the University of Rochester's NCAA Division 3 Women's national championship winning soccer team. Spencer said the Alameda council will pick a search firm ...

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  14. Brockport students #TakeBackYikYak to fight against racism, bullying on appRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Local school districts, including Fairport, Gananda and Le Roy, and the University of Rochester have all been critical of Yik Yak. The app allows people to make anonymous posts that can be hurtful to others.

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  15. Constantino's grocery store to open April 9 at College TownRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Rochester Business Journal

    ... store, there were a lot of similarities. "We liked the idea of serving the students and staff of the University of Rochester, just as we had liked the idea of serving the students and staff of Case Western Reserve University." The Rochester location ...

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  16. Role of cAMP-Phosphodiesterase 1C Signaling in Regulating Growth...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Circulation

    From the Department of Medicine, Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute , Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine , and Department of Surgery , School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, NY; Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD ; and Department of Medicine, Athero and Lipo Cardiovascular Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX . Correspondence to Chen Yan, PhD, Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box CVRI, Rochester, NY 14642.

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  17. Multimillion dollar gift helps UR make fundraising historyRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Rochester Business Journal

    ... chair Bob Witmer (left), current chair Ed Hajim, and former chair Bob Goergen. (Courtesy of the University of Rochester) Their name graces two buildings on campus already in honor of their generosity to the university. This time, a multimillion ...

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  18. B-P graduate on dean's listRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Christopher Michael Plunkett, a junior majoring in biomedical engineering at the University of Rochester, has been named to the dean's list for academic achievement for the fall 2014 semester.

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  19. Promising drug target identified in medulloblastomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... rostate cancer, and that higher fitness level also may put them at lower risk of death if they ... A University of Rochester team found a way to make chemotherapy more effective, by stopping a cellular quality-control mechanism, according to a

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  20. Kodak Names Allan Brown to Lead Unified Workflow Solutions BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Freshnews

    ... president and general manager of HP's integrated workflow software unit. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester, an M.S. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a B.S. in Computer Science from Tuskegee University. ...

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