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How Vaccines Work

Posted on February 25, 2020 in General

Vaccines play an important role in keeping us healthy, by reducing the risk of infection. Read more on understanding vaccines and how they work.

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Migraines: The Lowdown

Posted on February 14, 2020 in General

Nothing ruins a perfectly good workday quite like a migraine. A migraine might be mild enough to where it might make work a little more challenging, or it might be severe that you cannot work at all. If you suffer from migraines, it is important to know what your triggers are and to plan out how to manage them at work.

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The Coronavirus: Why Research is Important

Posted on February 3, 2020 in General

A novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been featured on every headline this past week as the WHO declares the outbreak a global public-health emergency. The 2019-nCoV causes illness ranging from the common cold to mores severe diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which can spread from person-to-person. The CDC believes that symptoms may appear […]

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HPV

Posted on January 27, 2020 in Vaccines

HPV or Human Papillomavirus Infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, according to the CDC. Currently, there is no cure for HPV. Rochester Clinical Research is currently conducting a research study with the FDA approved vaccine Gardasil. This study will help prove that Gardasil not only prevents genital warts and cervical cancer, but also head and neck cancers caused by the same HPV virus.

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Chikungunya: A Mosquito Spread Disease

Posted on December 20, 2019 in Vaccines

Did you know mosquitoes can transmit diseases like malaria, dengue, West Nile virus, and chikungunya? Rochester Clinical Research is currently on the forefront of developing one of the first chikungunya vaccines this winter.

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Ebola Vaccine Now Used in Africa

Posted on August 7, 2019 in Vaccines

Rochester Clinical Research conducted an Ebola Vaccine Research study that is currently being used in Africa. It has been 99% effective for those who have gotten the vaccine.

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Can a Single Pill Keep you Healthy to 100? A Clinical Trial at RCR Will Soon Find Out.

Posted on July 1, 2019 in General

Rochester Clinical Research is proud to be a part of the cutting-edge research for the investigational drug RTB101, developed by resTORbio. The drug is aimed to arrest aging at a cellular level and has been studied for the past 15 years. This could lead not to a longer life, but a better life. RCR will be enrolling for a study with the RTB101 drug this fall 2019. For those interested in participating, we invite you to call us at 585-288-0890 or click the link to learn more.

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Smallpox Vaccine Needed for Risk of Bioterrorism

Posted on April 29, 2019 in General Vaccines

Routine vaccinations for smallpox ended 40 years ago after the World Health Organization officially declared global eradication of smallpox. This means the majority of the population is not protected. The threat of bioterrorism and natural re-emergence has prompted the US and countries around the world to prepare an updated vaccine which is more effective and easier to store. RCR is currently on the forefront of developing this vaccine.

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