Our News on Newswise

Stigma Plays Multiple Roles in Post-incarceration Life

Researchers conduct in-depth interviews with people participating in a work rehabilitation program to take a closer look at the barriers to re-entry.
16-Feb-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Drug Target to Treat Pain from Visceral Organs

An approved drug for chronic constipation also relieves the pain associated with that condition. New research demonstrates that the drug’s two actions can be separated biologically — a finding that may offer ways to precisely target visceral...
16-Feb-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

A New Way to Make Asthma Drugs Last Longer

New research into making asthma and COPD medication more potent could also improve how long they work in patients who need frequent doses
19-Dec-2022 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

New FDA-Approved Device for Stroke Rehabilitation Now Available for Patients at Jefferson Health

The device improves upper limb function for patients with disability after stroke by stimulating the vagus nerve during rehab training.
17-Nov-2022 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Adding Sensory Integration to Autism Assessments may yield More Individualized Treatment

Additional insights can help guide interventions that can assist individuals in processing and understanding their surroundings better.
7-Nov-2022 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Stress Granules may Drive Obesity-Associated Pancreatic Cancer

An extremely common response to cellular stress may be the key to pancreatic cancer in people with obesity, pointing to a new direction for therapy of this difficult-to-treat cancer.
19-Sep-2022 5:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Obesity Paradox in Lung Cancer Diagnosis May Differ by Race

A recent study calls into question whether lower rates of lung cancer diagnosis in higher BMI patients holds true for African Americans
12-Sep-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Effects of Lead Poisoning May Be Reversible with Early-Childhood Enrichment

New research shows that the majority of gene changes in the brain caused by lead can be reversed by raising animals in stimulating environments.
21-Jul-2022 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

See All News

Our Experts on Newswise

Newswise: 1013919570.png

Will Pregnant Women be Eligible for the COVID Vaccine? Experts Hope So

9-Dec-2020 4:50 PM EST

How the Coronavirus Could be Affecting Your Period

13-Apr-2020 10:30 AM EDT

When the Doctors get Sick with Coronavirus - How Telemedicine Provides an Answer

11-Mar-2020 5:15 PM EDT

Newswise: Infographic-Pt-1-LL.jpg

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

Newswise: CarrBrendan480x48072dpi.jpg

Can Telehealth Aid in Disaster Relief?

24-Jul-2018 4:30 PM EDT

Newswise: DrBazzan_1.jpg

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

See All Experts

Our YouTube Videos


About Jefferson
Jefferson, located in the greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey, is reimagining health care and education to create unparalleled value. Jefferson is more than 30,000 people strong, dedicated to providing the highest-quality, compassionate clinical care for patients, preparing tomorrow’s professional leaders for 21st century careers, and discovering new treatments to define the future of care. Thomas Jefferson University, home of Sidney Kimmel Medical College, dates back to 1824 and today comprises 10 colleges and three schools offering 160 undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 8,100 students. Jefferson Health serves patients through millions of encounters each year at 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet® designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and over 40 outpatient and urgent care locations throughout the region.



Makhari Dysart
Science writing intern


Jessica Lopez
Media Relations & Content Specialist



Katie Maloney
Director, Communications


Karuna Meda
Science Writer



Edyta Zielinska
Director, Science Communications