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Treating Sleep Apnea Could Reduce Emergencies in Hospitalized Patients

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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

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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

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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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