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In the Eye of the Beholder: First-of-Its-Kind Tool Measures Caregiver’s Perception of Capabilities of Person with Dementia

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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

New Score Seeks to Expand Pool of Kidneys Available for Transplant

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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

A New Study Explores Concerns of African American Breast Cancer Survivors

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

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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...
17-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Fourth State of Matter, Plasma: A Technology to Improve Bone Healing?

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Tuning cold plasma can either promote or inhibit bone formation.
11-Aug-2016 3:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Decide if Watchful Waiting Is the Right Choice

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A new tool helps remove the emotion around choosing the right approach for prostate cancer
18-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nanodomains of Reactive Oxygen Species Control Mitochondrial Energy Output

Using a new tool, researchers can study localized reactive oxygen species signals that control mitochondrial function in health and disease.
5-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy

Women who exercise during pregnancy are more likely to deliver vaginally than those who do not, and show no greater risk of preterm birth.
7-Jul-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Jefferson Experts Available for Outside Commentary on NEJM Testosterone Replacement Study

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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

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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

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