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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 ...

Nov 03, 2009
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Gene find sheds light on motor neuron diseases like ALS

Scientists have identified a gene in mice that plays a central role in the proper development of one of the nerve cells that goes bad in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, and some other diseases that ...

Oct 22, 2008
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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 ...

Sep 18, 2008
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