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Treating Sleep Apnea Could Reduce Emergencies in Hospitalized Patients


According to research published today in PLOS ONE, treating high-risk hospitalized patients for sleep apnea may decrease the frequency of emergency rescues from hospital personnel, known as rapid response events.
9-May-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Migraine Drugs Underused

New research shows that more migraines could be safely treated with drugs that are known to constrict blood vessels.
10-May-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nearly Half of Heart Bypass Patients Skip Medications That Keep Blood Flowing


Statins and aspirin together are needed to keep lifesaving bypass grafts open, but Jefferson researchers found patients are not taking these medications long-term.
2-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Even Doctors Get Confused About Reflux Disease in Babies

New study shows that clinical symptoms are only rarely validated by the gold-standard reflux test
2-May-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Method That Could Resurrect an Abandoned Pancreatic Cancer Targeted Drug

Blocking one molecular pathway could make pancreatic cancer susceptible to formerly ineffective therapies
18-Apr-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For Prostate Cancer, More Radiation May Not Improve Survival

Increasing the total dose of radiation to patients with non-metastatic prostate cancer does not improve their long-term outcomes, according to a new study.
29-Mar-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Allowing Women to Extend Labor Reduces Rate of Cesarean Delivery

The study suggests that C-section rates could be reduced by over 50 percent by increasing the time allowed in the final phase of labor before a C-section is initiated. Jefferson researchers say labor guidelines that date to the 1800s need to be...
16-Mar-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Jefferson Researchers Find Highly Active Gene in Aggressive Human Lung Cancer

Scientists believe that “conserved” genes — those found in life forms that range from bacteria to plants, insects and humans — perform vital biological functions across species. And limited research on one of those genes, Nitrilase 1 (Nit1),...
9-Mar-2016 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Jefferson Experts Available for Outside Commentary on NEJM Testosterone Replacement Study


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

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


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


15-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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