health study http://wrvo.org en Documents show fracking health study is ongoing, group claims http://wrvo.org/post/documents-show-fracking-health-study-ongoing-group-claims <p></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:45:07 +0000 Karen DeWitt 54568 at http://wrvo.org Documents show fracking health study is ongoing, group claims Few details forthcoming on fracking health review http://wrvo.org/post/few-details-forthcoming-fracking-health-review <p></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:29:36 +0000 Karen DeWitt 50852 at http://wrvo.org Few details forthcoming on fracking health review Fracking likely to be a topic at budget hearing http://wrvo.org/post/fracking-likely-be-topic-budget-hearing <p></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 12:17:34 +0000 Karen DeWitt 50795 at http://wrvo.org Fracking likely to be a topic at budget hearing Bankrupt hydrofracking company sues Cuomo administration over delays http://wrvo.org/post/bankrupt-hydrofracking-company-sues-cuomo-administration-over-delays <p></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 12:55:21 +0000 Karen DeWitt 48800 at http://wrvo.org Bankrupt hydrofracking company sues Cuomo administration over delays Researcher looks for Alzheimer's diagnosis in speech patterns http://wrvo.org/post/researcher-looks-alzheimers-diagnosis-speech-patterns <p>A Binghamton researcher is launching a study that he hopes will help with early diagnosis of Alzheimer&#39;s disease. David Shaffer is looking for Alzheimer&rsquo;s patients so he can record their voices. Shaffer believes if he can get enough samples and enough funding, he could pinpoint how a deteriorating brain reveals itself in speech patterns, because so much of the brain is involved in speaking.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 11:52:46 +0000 Matt Richmond 45344 at http://wrvo.org Researcher looks for Alzheimer's diagnosis in speech patterns Researcher hopes "chemo brain" study can help cancer patients http://wrvo.org/post/researcher-hopes-chemo-brain-study-can-help-cancer-patients <p>Chemotherapy is one of the best known forms of cancer treatment, and while often effective, it can leave behind a number of side effects, like hair loss and nausea. Some who have undergone chemotherapy also have claimed to have felt foggy, forgetful and not as sharp as they were before the treatment. Largely ignored by the medical community in the past, this symptom, which is referred to as &ldquo;<a href="http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/chemotherapyeffects/chemo-brain">chemo brain</a>,&rdquo; is finally starting to come to the forefront in medical research.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/people/23452695-michelle-c-janelsins-benton">Dr. Michelle Janelsins</a> talks about the research she and others are now conducting on chemo brain. Janelsins is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Cancer Control at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, where she got her PhD.</p><p>Click &#39;Read More&#39; to hear our interview with Dr. Janelsins.</p><p> Sun, 29 Sep 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care 44757 at http://wrvo.org Researcher hopes "chemo brain" study can help cancer patients New study hopes to unlock the secret to "chemo brain" http://wrvo.org/post/new-study-hopes-unlock-secret-chemo-brain <p></p><p>Chemotherapy can cause many side effects like hair loss and nausea. But for years, many cancer patients have said it causes something else, forgetfulness and memory loss, or what cancer survivors call &quot;chemo brain.&quot; Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, hosts of WRVO&#39;s health and wellness show Take Care, recently spoke with Michelle Janelsins of the University of Rochester, who is leading a research study into chemotherapy&#39;s effects on cognitive function.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:31:33 +0000 WRVO News 44755 at http://wrvo.org Assembly passes ban on fracking for two more years; Senate unlikely to do same http://wrvo.org/post/assembly-passes-ban-fracking-two-more-years-senate-unlikely-do-same <p>The New York State Assembly has approved, by a 95 to 40 vote, a two-year moratorium on hydrofracking in New York. While it’s unlikely to be passed in the Senate, the action reflects state lawmakers' growing worries about potential health impacts from the natural gas drilling process.&nbsp; Thu, 07 Mar 2013 06:22:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 34378 at http://wrvo.org