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Photoactive Dye Could Prevent Infection During Bone-Repair Surgery

A green dye that sticks to bone grafts becomes antimicrobial with the flick of a light switch and could help reduce the risk of infections during bone-reconstruction surgeries.
7-May-2015 8:30 AM EDT

Cytokine May Play a Major Role in Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers discover the role of a major cytokine in multiple sclerosis that could be a target for new therapy against the disease.
29-Apr-2015 8:05 AM EDT

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

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