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Inducing Labor at Full Term Not Associated with Higher C-Section Rates

There has been debate in the field about whether non-medically required induction of labor leads to a greater likelihood of C-section. A new analysis found no link between induction and rates of C section in uncomplicated pregnancies.
16-Apr-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Expanding on Liquid Biopsies with Exosomes

A new type of liquid biopsy for solid tumors based on analyzing exosomes from the blood is being tested at Thomas Jefferson University.
1-Apr-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Research Reveals High Prevalence of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease

Adults with sickle cell disease who report trouble with sleep could actually have a clinical diagnosis of sleep disordered breathing which could lower their oxygen levels at night.
25-Mar-2015 8:00 AM EDT

How to Get Smarter on Pills for Seniors

Cancer patients over the age of 65 often take multiple drugs, which can interfere with cancer treatment. A new study shows that currently used tools to prevent over-medicating senior cancer patients need improvement
23-Mar-2015 4:00 PM EDT

Joint Fluid Harbors Bacterial Clumps After Joint Replacement Despite Pre-Surgery Antibiotics

Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University and NIH tested for prophylactic antibiotic concentrations in joint fluid samples.
17-Mar-2015 8:30 AM EDT

Study Nearly Triples the Locations in the Human Genome That Harbor MicroRNAs

Researchers find many new gene-regulating molecules that are tissue and human specific.
18-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

New Study Reveals How to Improve Chemotherapy Use in Prostate Cancer

Next generation chemotherapy for prostate cancer has unique properties that could make it more effective earlier in treatment if confirmed in clinical trials.
11-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

Jefferson Announces Partnership to Expand Fertility Services in Center City

Jefferson partners with Reproductive Medicine Associates (RMA) of Philadelphia to offer fertility services at its new Center City OBGYN facility.
10-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

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