Decline in reading and watching TV before bed and increasing opportunities to perform tasks online and from home could be why, Penn study finds
18-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Default Setting in Electronic Medical Records “Nudged” Emergency Department Physicians to Limit Opioid Prescriptions to 10 Tablets
For patients who have never been prescribed opioids, larger numbers of tablets given with the initial prescription is associated with long-term use and more tablets leftover that could be diverted for misuse or abuse. Implementing a default option...
16-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Elevating Patient Care: Penn Medicine Orthopaedics and Princeton Orthopedic Associates Forge Strategic Partnership
Penn Orthopaedics and Princeton Orthopedic Associates have announced a new strategic alliance in an effort to enhance and continue to improve orthopaedic care to patients in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. As part of the Penn Medicine Orthopaedic...
16-Jan-2018 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have identified a new therapeutic target for the treatment of melanoma. For decades, research has associated female sex and a history of previous pregnancy with better...
16-Jan-2018 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Insurance Company Requirements Place Heavy Administrative Burden on Physicians Seeking to Prescribe New Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs
A rare glimpse into the prior authorization requirements implemented by public and private insurance providers across the country has found substantial administrative burden for a new class of medications for patients with high cholesterol that...
15-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
By analyzing immune cells of children who came to the emergency department with flu symptoms, researchers found that the suite of genes these early-response cells expressed was shaped by factors such as age and previous exposures to viruses. Better...
12-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Newly described stretches of super-silenced DNA reveal a fresh approach to reprogram cell identity to use in regenerative medicine studies and one day in the clinic.
5-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Penn Medicine Chief Scientific Officer Receives Outstanding Investigator Award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Jonathan A. Epstein, MD, executive vice dean and chief scientific officer of Penn Medicine, has received a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Outstanding Investigator Award. The highly competitive award provides long-term support to...
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Penn Leader on Trials of Olaparib for Treatment of Breast Cancer Available to Comment on FDA Approval
12-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST
Penn Medicine psychology expert, Dr. Thea Gallagher available for interviews and commentary during OCD Awareness Week
5-Oct-2017 11:00 AM EDT
Penn Medicine Experts in Trauma, Mental Health, Mass Casualty, Bleeding Control, and Disaster Preparedness Available for Interviews Following Mass Shooting in Las Vegas
2-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT
TBI Expert Available to Discuss Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and new study that found CTE in 99% of deceased NFL players' brains
25-Jul-2017 4:55 PM EDT
Penn Medicine Experts Available to Discuss the Latest Research and Treatments for Glioblastoma and Senator John McCain's Diagnosis
20-Jul-2017 10:00 AM EDT
Penn Medicine Psychologist Available to Discuss ‘Blue Whale Suicide Challenge’ and Suicide Prevention Among School-Aged Youth
19-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT
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