Device-Assisted Feeding & Poor Growth in Newborns with Congenital Heart Disease May Lead to Poor Neurodevelopment
Newborns with a congenital heart defect often need advanced medical care to survive, leaving them vulnerable to cognitive delays. Various factors contribute to these delays. But what role does proper growth and feeding mode at the beginning of life...
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A new research study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) shows that lead exposure in early childhood are associated with increased risk for sleep problems and excessive daytime sleepiness in later childhood. This is...
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The American Heart Association (AHA) has named Penn Nursing’s Barbara Riegel, PhD, FAHA, FAAN, professor of Nursing, the Edith Clemmer Steinbright Chair of Gerontology and director of the Biobehavioral Research Center, a 2015 Distinguished...
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Penn Nursing to host the Philadelphia launch of a major, new report, “Women & Health: The Key for Sustainable Development,” issued by the Commission on Women & Health, a partnership between The Lancet, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public...
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Patricia D’Antonio, PhD, RN, FAAN, to Lead Penn Nursing’s Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing
Patricia D’Antonio, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been appointed director of Penn Nursing’s Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing. D’Antonio, the Killebrew-Censits Term Professor in Undergraduate Education and chair of the...
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Decorated humanitarian and outspoken advocate for women’s rights, Dr. Denis Mukwege, will receive the 2016 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health for his work in treating and highlighting the plight of women in the...
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Study by Penn Nursing’s Bart De Jonghe May Lead to More Effective Treatment of Chemotherapy Side Effects
Bart C. De Jonghe, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Nursing and senior author of a new study published in the highly regarded Journal of Neuroscience, has advanced our understanding of how chemotherapy causes side effects.
"It is our hope that this...
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Penn Nursing Research Findings Show Nurses are Key to Kaiser Permanente Hospital Success
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Natl. Teen Driver Safety Week/ Oct. 18-24: Expert Available to Discuss Research Using Simulator to Better Understand Teen Drivers
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In the largest study of its kind, researchers led by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing have investigated the caregivers of 186 mothers to childhood brain tumor survivors aged 14-40 whose care needs last long into adulthood. They based...
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