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Neurons that control every heartbeat are organized differently in male and female rats, opening new pathways for studying heart disease across sexes.
Researchers look into methods to reduce the early mortality in those with serious mental illnesses
A new study finds that exposure to e-cigarette vapor leads to higher levels of the coronavirus receptor ACE-2 in lungs of mice, with nicotine enhancing that increase in male mice.
Researchers find an increase in inflammatory molecules in serum and cerebrospinal fluid of C90RF72 patients, informing future anti-inflammatory therapies.
Mistrust in physicians kept some Black patients with diabetes from using these services during the pandemic
Researchers show that polymerase theta can efficiently convert RNA sequences back into DNA, a feat more common in viruses than eukaryotic cells.
Three projects from Philadelphia will become part of the first-ever private mission to the International Space Station
Research finds that a commonly used risk-prediction model for lung cancer does not accurately identify high-risk Black patients who could benefit from early screening.
Research suggests that sharing information, strategies, and resources across Jefferson Health hospitals helped ensure patients received the most effective treatment as it was developed.
Researchers across the globe collaborate on a free, multi-language assessment tool, to help therapists demonstrate progress among children with sensory-integration deficits, including autism.
New prospective clinical study shows that patients have three times greater chance of positive outcomes when their surgeons follow evidence-based guidelines for lumbar spinal fusion.
A high percentage of medical students feel like “imposters” during their first year of medical school, which indicates increasing levels of distress.
A study of national data shows the devastating impact the pandemic has had on those with intellectual disabilities and their caregivers.
A web-based tool developed by Jefferson researchers predicts individualized risk for stroke, other grave post-surgical complications
Researchers team up with students on “Digital Onboarding Taskforce” to help patients get comfortable using technology for remote medical care.
Researchers find that CRY-1, a regulator of circadian rhythms, promotes tumor progression by altering DNA repair.
Bursting gas-filled microbubbles using ultrasound waves sensitizes tumors to targeted radiation, reducing tumor growth and improving overall survival after treatment.
As the only finalist in Philadelphia, and one of three hospital systems among the 7 candidates left, the Jefferson team now competes for a $1 million prize to use artificial intelligence (AI) in improving healthcare outcomes.
Jefferson researchers develop an approach to specifically impede the autoimmune response that drives the disease, while leaving the rest of the immune system fully functioning.
Patients whose Type 2 diabetes is not controlled with metformin can benefit long-term from a two-drug combination treatment that also reduces weight.
African American patients with lung cancer are still less likely to receive the most effective treatment for a common type of early stage lung cancer.
Researchers uncover defining features of a subset of T-cells that may drive autoimmunity in MS, and could prove to be a new target for therapy.
Socioeconomic status and race could play a role in treatment decisions, according to new research.
Researchers use discarded wound dressings as a novel and non-invasive way to study the mechanisms that promote healing.
Thomas Jefferson University Awarded $508,000 by the Commonwealth to support CoraVax™, a patented COVID-19 vaccine
Tweaking the adenovirus spike protein induces a more robust immune reaction for a cancer vaccine against gastric, pancreatic, esophageal and colon malignancies in animal models.
A pair of new studies identify overlooked physiological factors and lack of knowledge around wellness as contributors to risk of stress fracture in women who run.
Although surgery during pregnancy is often feared, in the case of cholecystitis or acute gallbladder disease, surgery may lead to better outcomes for mom and baby.
Researchers observe significant decreases nationwide in the number of patients being seen for cancer-related care as the COVID-19 pandemic progressed during the few first months of 2020.
Pairing bariatric surgery with LVAD heart surgery may be an effective bridge to heart transplant for obese patients.
Adolescents and young women with disabilities can stop periods and get relief from distressing menstrual symptoms with IUDs, in the largest study in this population to date.
New evidence upturns long-held medical practice, showing the efficacy of an intervention to prevent premature labor and miscarriage for mothers carrying twins.
Black patients with esophageal cancer are less likely to receive life-saving surgery for early-stage disease than white patients.
Genetic testing for prostate cancer is still not common. New guidelines show why it's important, and which genes to test for.
Preliminary observations suggest a high incidence of COVID-19 in stroke patients, including younger patients who were otherwise healthy.
A new study finds that restoring the protein SV2 in a genetic form of ALS can correct abnormalities in transmission and even prevent cells from dying, providing a new target for future therapies.
An interdisciplinary research team establishes a new technological pipeline to build a 3D map of the neurons in the heart, revealing foundational insight into their role in heart function and cardiac disease
The discovery further challenges the accepted scientific dogma that the lens is shut out from the immune protection.
Chapman established one of the first multidisciplinary centers in the country specializing in treatment of senior adults with cancer
Jefferson researchers discover that the abundances of yet another class of short RNAs differ by a person’s gender and population of origin.
The fastest recipe for worldwide access to a coronavirus vaccine may be to build upon on an existing vaccine with an already established manufacturing and supply chain.