Virtual Environment Education Reduces Anxiety Prior to Radiation Therapy in Prostate Cancer Patients
Radiation therapists and physicians know that education can reduce anxiety before radiation treatment but lack a standardized tool. In an effort to solve this problem, a multidisciplinary team from Jefferson College of Health Professions and the...
23-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Spiritual Retreats Change Feel-Good Chemical Systems in the Brain; May Prime for Spiritual Experiences
More Americans than ever are turning to spiritual, meditative and religious retreats as a way to reset their daily life and enhance wellbeing. Now, researchers at The Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at Thomas Jefferson University show there...
23-Mar-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A Simple Fix to Avoid Unnecessary Coronary Stents Is Overlooked by Cardiologists and Current Cardiovascular Guidelines
Physician researchers at Thomas Jefferson University suspect that some cases of coronary artery spasm go unrecognized and are incorrectly treated with stents. The good news – there could be a simple fix to eliminate these unnecessary stenting...
20-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
By pooling the data of several studies, Thomas Jefferson University researchers showed that a higher rate of IV fluids not only decreased C-section rates, but also shortened the overall length of labor by one hour, as well as shortened the pushing...
15-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have shown that the composition of the mitochondrial calcium portal (the protein that regulates when and how much calcium enters) is different depending on the organ in the body, and this difference allows...
7-Mar-2017 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
. Jefferson researchers pieced together the three-dimensional atomic structure of a doughnut-shaped protein that acts like a door or ‘portal’ for the DNA to get in and out of the capsid, and have now discovered that this protein begins to...
30-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
To understand how metformin changes the biology of cancer cells, researchers at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University tested tumor cells before and after metformin treatment in non-diabetic cancer patients. The pilot...
25-Jan-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center discovered a cell-surface receptor highly expressed by cancerous and brain cells that directly and tightly binds progranulin. Importantly, the researchers also showed that...
30-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
18-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST
February Is Heart Month - Jefferson Experts Recommend Steps You Can Take Today to Protect Your Heart Tomorrow.
2-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST
An individualized, multi-disciplinary approach is essential, as what works for one person may not work for another.
11-Jan-2016 8:00 AM EST
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Awareness Week is observed the week of Thanksgiving, as Americans prepare to indulge in the holiday season. A Jefferson expert warns that GERD is more than a nuisance.
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6-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST
November Is Family Caregiver Month. Jefferson Expert Available to Explain How Occupational Therapy Can Help Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia
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