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New Pathway to Treat Heart Failure


Researchers discover a new way to keep the heart pumping, which could lead to new drugs for heart disease.
23-Jun-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Patients with Inflammation More Likely to Develop Diabetes After Transplant

Up to 30 percent of people who receive organ transplants will develop diabetes, but researchers are unsure why. A new study in kidney transplant recipients suggests that patients with more inflammation prior to surgery are more likely to develop...
21-Jun-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Natural Molecule Could Improve Parkinson’s


A natural molecule shows benefit in a preliminary clinical trial for Parkinson’s Disease
16-Jun-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Broken Calorie Sensing Pathway: How Overeating May Lead to More Eating


New research shows that overeating reduces levels of a hormone that signals the feeling of fullness in the brain, potentially promoting more eating.
15-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Blood-Born Molecules Could Predict Those Who Will Develop Liver Cancer

A panel of microRNAs from blood samples may predict patients at high risk of developing a common liver cancer from hepatitis B virus infection.
6-Jun-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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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