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Flu-Vaccine Education in the Emergency Department Helps People get their Shot

Patient education about flu shot during a non-life threatening emergency department visit increases vaccination rates, especially in patients without regular primary care.
26-Mar-2024 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

HIV Medication Can be Used Safely with Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy

New research shows HIV medications can be taken at the same time as hormone treatment without losing potency of either therapy.
4-Mar-2024 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Could Eating Turkey Ease Colitis?

According to data in mice, extra tryptophan in turkey and other foods could reduce the risk of future colitis flares.
21-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Project to Design Building Skins to Retrofit Energy-Inefficient Structures

Researchers will develop prototype modular panels and test for energy savings, resistance to weathering and market feasibility
15-May-2023 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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.



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