Steroids for women at risk of preterm birth improve lung development and reduces risk of severe respiratory distress in babies.
17-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Trained community partners ensure follow-through on vaccination against hepatitis B virus (HBV).
11-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Mortality Rates Similar on Medical Intensive Care Units Staffed by Nurse Practitioners and Physician Residents
A multi-disciplinary group of clinician researchers working in the medical intensive care units (MICU) at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital found no significant difference in mortality of patients on two separate units; one staffed by nurse...
4-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
In the Eye of the Beholder: First-of-Its-Kind Tool Measures Caregiver’s Perception of Capabilities of Person with Dementia
Comprehensive occupational therapy care requires a family-centered approach including treatment for the person with dementia and education for the caregiver. Clinical assessments exist to evaluate the capabilities of a person with dementia, but...
28-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University analyzed data from thousands of transplants and developed a scoring system for donor kidneys that they hope might expand the pool of available organs in two ways. They published their findings in the...
13-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers examine the biggest challenges for African American women after receiving breast cancer treatment.
1-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Non-Profit Provides Free Sports Physicals and Reveals High Rates of Obesity and High Blood Pressure in Student Athletes
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University found similar rates of obesity and high blood pressure readings in student-athletes as would be expected in the general adolescent population, which may suggest that participation in athletics does not...
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Tuning cold plasma can either promote or inhibit bone formation.
11-Aug-2016 3:00 AM EDT 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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November Is Family Caregiver Month. Jefferson Expert Available to Explain How Occupational Therapy Can Help Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia
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