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Master regulator in mitochondria is critical for muscle function and repair

New study identifies how loss of mitochondrial protein MICU1 disrupts calcium balance and causes muscle atrophy and weakness
14-Nov-2019 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

New RNA Molecules May Play a Role in Aging

Using a new sequencing method, this class of previously invisible RNA molecules were found to be abundantly expressed.
13-Nov-2019 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict Risk of Thyroid Cancer on Ultrasound

New study uses machine learning on ultrasound images of thyroid nodules to predict risk of malignancy
23-Oct-2019 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rethinking Diabetes Care with Nutrition Therapy

Jefferson to study effectiveness of home delivery of medically tailored meals and video-delivered nutrition education in improving blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes.
24-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stabilizing Neuronal Branching for Healthy Brain Circuitry

Novel molecular mechanism may regulate microtubule stability, important for neuronal branching and potentially for nerve regeneration
18-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Standardized Medical Residency Exam May Reduce Pool of Diverse and Qualified Candidates

Test scores bias entry to radiation-oncology residency programs, and potentially other programs.
12-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Natural Genetic Differences Can Affect Heart Health

New study identifies genetic variants that may alter platelet function in cardiovascular disease
4-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The “Inflammation” of Opioid Use

New research correlates inflammation in the brain and gut to negative emotional state during opioid withdrawal
29-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT 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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