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Penn State Health and Highmark Health Join Forces to Create a High-Value, Community-Based Health Care Network for Members and Patients

Two of Pennsylvania’s health care leaders come together to invest $1 billion in the future of health care in central Pennsylvania

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health care innovation, COPD, Heart Failure, hospice and palliative care, Telemedicine, Adolescent Medicine, Elderly Care, Geriatric Health Care, Penn Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Cardiovascular Medicine

Penn Medicine’s Innovation Accelerator Program Announces Support for Four New Projects for Improving Health Care

Penn Medicine’s Innovation Accelerator Program, now in its fifth year, has announced funding for four new projects aimed at addressing disparities to improve health care delivery and patient outcomes.

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Canola Oil Linked to Worsened Memory and Learning Ability in Alzheimer's Disease, Temple Researchers Report

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Canola oil is one of the most widely consumed vegetable oils in the world, yet surprisingly little is known about its effects on health.

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Penn Medicine | Virtua Strategic Alliance Brings First Proton Therapy to South Jersey

Cancer care in South Jersey is about to enter a new era. Penn Medicine, in partnership with Virtua, announced plans to build a new proton facility on the campus of Virtua’s acute care hospital, Virtua Voorhees. The new $35 million center, which will allow cancer patients to undergo cutting edge proton therapy in single-room treatments, is expected to be completed by 2020. It will be the first and only proton therapy center in South Jersey.

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TBI, traumatic brain injury (TBI), Concussion, Prevention, Treatment Adherence, Neuroscience

Penn Researcher Receives $4M State Award for Multi-Institution Effort to Transform Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

Douglas H. Smith, MD, the Robert A. Groff Professor of Neurosurgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received a $4-million, four-year PACT (PA Consortium on Traumatic Brain Injury) award from the Pennsylvania Department of Health to lead a multi-institution effort to transform the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of traumatic brain injury.

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The Medical Minute: Toy Safety Tips for the Holidays – and Year-Round

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Pretty much all toys can look inviting to children. But it’s important for adults who are buying toys this holiday season look beyond the flashing lights and cool noises to make sure they are safe.

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Prostate Cancer, Genetics, Hereditary Cancer, Genetic Testing, Genetic Counseling

New Recommendations Guide Doctors on Genetic Counseling and Genetic Testing for Hereditary Prostate Cancer

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An international panel of experts has created a roadmap to help identify which men and their families may benefit from genetic evaluation for inherited prostate cancer.

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Unique Sensory Responses to the Pediatric HIV Medication Kaletra

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Research from the Monell Center documented wide individual differences to the taste of the life-saving HIV medication Kaletra and identified genetic sources of the taste variation. The findings suggest that the growing field of pharmacogenetics should assess the sensory response to medicines to promote medication compliance and treatment success.

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Penn Researchers Link Binge Eating and Weight-Loss Challenges

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Someone who binge eats consumes an objectively large amount of food while feeling a loss of control over eating. When episodes occur weekly for several months, the action moves into the realm of binge-eating disorder. So how does this type of eating affect people with Type 2 diabetes and obesity who are actively working to lose weight?

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“Human Chronobiome” Study Informs Timing of Drug Delivery, Precision Medicine Approaches

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A pilot study collected physiological information from six healthy young male volunteers as they went about their normal daily lives. Thousands of indicators were measured with wearable devices and smart phone apps. The study showed the feasibility to detect the chronobiome of an individual -- a collection of physiological traits in a 24-hour rhythmic pattern -- despite the ‘noise’ of everyday life.







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