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Antioxidant Precursor Molecule Could Improve Brain Function in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

The naturally occurring molecule N-acetylcysteine (NAC) shows benefit in a clinical trial for multiple sclerosis.
26-Feb-2020 8:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Protecting Confidential Information Within a Bank May Not Be Compatible with Profit Incentives

A study examining mergers and acquisitions suggests non-public information about one client is being used to benefit others
24-Feb-2020 10:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

MicroRNA Exhibit Unexpected Function in Driving Cancer

New research shows that both strands of microRNA cooperate to drive growth and aggressiveness across cancer types, suggesting that these molecules may be more central in deadly cancers than previously thought.
19-Feb-2020 5:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Statins May Lower Mortality in High-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

Statin use alone or with metformin is associated with lower prostate cancer mortality from all causes, among high-risk patients.
10-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Vibratory and Auditory Stimulation Improves Sleep in Patients with Insomnia.

A vibroacoustic therapeutic intervention shows brain and sleep quality benefits in a clinical trial for patients with insomnia.
7-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Finding Connections at the Surface

How and where receptors touch at the surface of a cell may influence the strength of neuronal connections and contribute to identifying better medical interventions for pain, cancer other diseases.
6-Feb-2020 8:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

National Study: Medical Students Become Less Empathic Toward Patients Throughout Medical School

The nationwide, multi-institutional cross-sectional study of students at DO-granting medical schools found that those students – like their peers in MD-granting medical schools – lose empathy as they progress through medical school. However, the...
5-Feb-2020 8:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Shift in treatment modalities associated with improved outcomes in uveal melanoma patients with liver metastasis

New retrospective study indicates that the shift of treatment from systemic chemotherapies to liver-directed therapies provides survival benefits.
3-Feb-2020 3:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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A Voice for Mental Health in Academia

One Jefferson student takes to social media and blogging to discuss mental health issues in graduate school, and finds huge community support.
6-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST

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Can Telehealth Aid in Disaster Relief?

24-Jul-2018 4:30 PM EDT

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Jefferson Experts Available for Outside Commentary on NEJM Testosterone Replacement Study

18-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST

February Is Heart Month - Jefferson Experts Recommend Steps You Can Take Today to Protect Your Heart Tomorrow.

2-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

Jefferson Experts: What Works for Getting to and Maintaining a Healthy Weight?

An individualized, multi-disciplinary approach is essential, as what works for one person may not work for another.
11-Jan-2016 8:00 AM EST

Jefferson Expert: GERD Is More Than Just a Nuisance

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Awareness Week is observed the week of Thanksgiving, as Americans prepare to indulge in the holiday season. A Jefferson expert warns that GERD is more than a nuisance.
20-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST

Jefferson Expert Available to Comment on Low-Dose CT Scans for High Risk Patients

6-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

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November Is Family Caregiver Month. Jefferson Expert Available to Explain How Occupational Therapy Can Help Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia

10-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

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