Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center discovered a cell-surface receptor highly expressed by cancerous and brain cells that directly and tightly binds progranulin. Importantly, the researchers also showed that...
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How does a cancer cell burn calories? New research from Thomas Jefferson University shows that breast cancer cells rely on a different process for turning fuel into energy than normal cells. The results were recently published in the Journal of...
28-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
A new method to determine how effectively immune cells kill their targets could help personalize immune therapies.
25-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Steroids for women at risk of preterm birth improve lung development and reduces risk of severe respiratory distress in babies.
17-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Trained community partners ensure follow-through on vaccination against hepatitis B virus (HBV).
11-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Mortality Rates Similar on Medical Intensive Care Units Staffed by Nurse Practitioners and Physician Residents
A multi-disciplinary group of clinician researchers working in the medical intensive care units (MICU) at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital found no significant difference in mortality of patients on two separate units; one staffed by nurse...
4-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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...
28-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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
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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