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...
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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
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...
17-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Tuning cold plasma can either promote or inhibit bone formation.
11-Aug-2016 3:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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
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
Women who exercise during pregnancy are more likely to deliver vaginally than those who do not, and show no greater risk of preterm birth.
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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
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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