University of Rochester Medical Center http://wrvo.org en Low radiation imaging comes to upstate New York http://wrvo.org/post/low-radiation-imaging-comes-upstate-new-york <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>Young patients with spinal problems in upstate New York now have local access to imaging technology that substantially decreases their exposure to radiation. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:04:52 +0000 Kate O'Connell 51330 at http://wrvo.org Low radiation imaging comes to upstate New York Possible treatment for Parkinson's developed upstate http://wrvo.org/post/possible-treatment-parkinsons-developed-upstate <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>Researchers in upstate New York have developed a new cell therapy that could treat Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder which affects motor function. The study from the University of Rochester Medical Center suggests this new approach could not only halt progression of the disease, but also reverse its impact on the brain. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:07:37 +0000 Kate O'Connell 51215 at http://wrvo.org Possible treatment for Parkinson's developed upstate Antimicrobial glass for smart devices created upstate http://wrvo.org/post/antimicrobial-glass-smart-devices-created-upstate <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>Upstate glass manufacturer Corning Inc. has developed the first <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egU8GLD7MG8&amp;list=UUGyKit14usd5PNw_nZ-8gKQ&amp;feature=c4-overview" target="_blank">antimicrobial glass </a>for our proliferating smart devices, lap tops, and TVs. The glass is more resistant to bacteria but, doubts are emerging about the benefits of antibacterial products.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:37:42 +0000 Kate O'Connell 50337 at http://wrvo.org Antimicrobial glass for smart devices created upstate Flu shots may be good for your heart http://wrvo.org/post/flu-shots-may-be-good-your-heart <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>Getting your flu shot this year may do more than just protect you from a runny nose and sore throat. A study published earlier this year in the <em>Journal for the American Medical Association</em> suggests that flu vaccinations may reduce the risk of heart disease.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 21:06:52 +0000 Kate O'Connell 47950 at http://wrvo.org Flu shots may be good for your heart