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November 17, 2022

Focus on community practice: Real-world research fuels better outcomes

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

It’s a Catch-22. You can’t improve community practice without evidence-based research, but it’s challenging to incorporate research into a busy primary care practice. And there’s a paucity of researchers devoted to primary care. “We’re busy seeing patients and trying to deliver the best care possible. It’s hard to find time to pause, step back and […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research, community engagement, geriatrics, palliative care, Prathibha Varkey, primary care, Rozalina McCoy, rural health care


September 28, 2020

Turning back the clock on aging

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Researchers at Mayo Clinic are probing ways to activate the body’s regenerative potential to slow the clock on chronic conditions that set in as we age. From cancer to diabetes to Alzheimer’s disease, another birthday adds to a person’s risk of developing chronic disease. September is Healthy Aging Month, a time to focus on the […]

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Tags: aging, Center for Regenerative Medicine, degenerative disease, geriatrics, Kogod Center on Aging, Nathan LeBrasseur, senescent cells, zombie cells


February 6, 2020

Improving the quality of life for the aging population in Rochester and beyond

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

By Adolfo Espitia Jr., public affairs intern Diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension some years ago, Elizabeth, now 65, was left with a debilitating condition that prevented her from even light activities. She had to rely on her husband to take care of their home. Finally, the medications she had taken for 10 years stopped working, forcing […]

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Tags: aging, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, geriatrics, Kogod Center on Aging, population health, Robert Pignolo


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