University of Rochester

Teens dangerously uninformed about OTC medication

The majority of teens say they have never heard of acetaminophen - or what the appropriate dosing of it is even with access to the label instructions - despite having taken the medication recently, according to a new University ...

May 02, 2010
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Impact of FDA safety warnings examined

A study published today in the Archives of Internal Medicine examines the impact of a safety warning issued by the Food and Drug Administration for commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications. The results show the warnin ...

Jan 11, 2010
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Researcher Eyes Collagen to Follow Tumor Metastasis

A Medical Center scientist has been awarded a $2 million Era of Hope Scholar Research Award to study how breast cancer cells use collagen fibers to spread, and to investigate whether the process can be predicted and disrupted.

Sep 08, 2009
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FDA approves first drug for Huntington's disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved tetrabenazine, the first drug approved for use in the United States to treat Huntington's disease, a fatal, inherited neurodegenerative disorder for which there is no cure. ...

Aug 16, 2008
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Positive thinking is prescription for the heart

Optimism is good for heart health, at least among men, a new study shows. University of Rochester Medical Center researcher Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc., found that men who believed they were at lower-than-average risk for ...

Jul 14, 2008
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