University of Rochester

Common Pain Relievers May Dilute Power of Flu Shots

(PhysOrg.com) -- With flu vaccination season in full swing, research from the University of Rochester Medical Center cautions that use of many common pain killers - Advil, Tylenol, aspirin - at the time of injection may blunt ...

dateNov 03, 2009 in Medications
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Novel anti-cancer mechanism found in long-lived rodents

Biologists at the University of Rochester have found that small-bodied rodents with long lifespans have evolved a previously unknown anti-cancer mechanism that appears to be different from any anticancer mechanisms employed ...

dateSep 18, 2008 in
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Study: Growth in research comes at a steep price

A study released this month confirms and quantifies what many medical school deans and financial administrators have long understood: Basic science research can be an expensive luxury. The study, which was conducted by the ...

dateJan 12, 2009 in Other
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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 ...

dateMay 02, 2010 in Medications
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