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Prior Surgical Abortion Linked to Subsequent Preterm Birth

Surgical methods used in a common form of abortion or to clear the womb after a spontaneous miscarriage appears to significantly increase the risk of a later preterm birth, say researchers at Thomas Jefferson University who analyzed 36 studies that...
3-Feb-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Sleep Apnea Treatment Associated with Reduced Readmissions for Patients with Heart Failure

Jefferson researchers have shown that early diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea is associated with reduced six-month readmissions for patients hospitalized with heart failure.
26-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Imaging Test Accurately Detects Extent of Prostate Cancer in Patients

Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have found the method they developed to image the prostate appears to be much better at detecting prostate cancer than any other test — radiographical, biopsy or blood — in use today.
20-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Link Between Obesity and Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer Revealed

Thomas Jefferson University scientists say the culprit is excess calories, but risk can be reversed through lifestyle modification or, potentially, use of an approved drug.
13-Jan-2016 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Three Hits to Fight Lung Cancer

A new study in mice has shown that cancers with KRAS-related gene mutations might benefit from a triple therapy with two experimental drugs plus radiation therapy.
28-Dec-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

RNA Mystery Solved in Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have discovered why conventional efforts to block a tiny strand of ribonucleic acid, called microRNA, in triple negative breast cancer cells failed.
30-Nov-2015 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Protecting the Brain from Parkinson's Disease

Researchers help the brain make GM1 ganglioside, a protective substance that is diminished in the brains of Parkinson's patients
30-Nov-2015 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Jefferson Announces Opening of ALS Clinic

Jefferson announces the opening of an ALS Clinic and affiliation with The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter beginning January 8th, 2016.
2-Dec-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

February Is Heart Month - Jefferson Experts Recommend Steps You Can Take Today to Protect Your Heart Tomorrow.

2-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

Jefferson Experts: What Works for Getting to and Maintaining a Healthy Weight?

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

Jefferson Expert: GERD Is More Than Just a Nuisance

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.
20-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST

Jefferson Expert Available to Comment on Low-Dose CT Scans for High Risk Patients

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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10-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Jefferson Expert Available to Speak About Specialized Therapy for Lymphedema

30-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month - Jefferson Expert Available

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15-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Ebola Vaccines Expert Available

6-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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