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A New Way to Reduce Surgery Complications Stemming From High Blood Sugar

Using a different marker to track a patient’s glycemic levels could help improve outcomes after surgery for diabetic and non-diabetic patients alike.
15-Nov-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Could Surgery Reduce Frailty in Adults with Heart Failure?


Patients showed a reduction in measures of frailty after surgery for left-ventricular-assist-device (LVAD)
14-Nov-2017 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Using a Mathematical Lens to Look at Disease as a Whole Body Problem


A novel computational method allows researchers to parse how multiple organs contribute to a disease over time, giving a more holistic view of disease and potentially revealing new avenues for intervention.
13-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Brain Region for Balance, Movement Also Involved in Processing Traumatic Memories

The cerebellum is activated in patients using the neuro-emotional technique (NET) to alleviate stress from traumatic cancer-related memories.
26-Oct-2017 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What Student Nurses Can Learn from Inmates

Nursing students who spent their community rotation in a maximum security prison began to appreciate the complex life-experiences that impact the health of the individuals they serve.
23-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Vaccine for Ebola and other Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses

A collaboration among research institutions, private industry, and the US Government will develop a tetravalent vaccine to protect against four viruses that can be fatal
27-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Endometriosis Increases Risk of Complications During Pregnancy and Delivery

A new meta-analysis shows that pregnant women with endometriosis are at greater risk for a host of complications during pregnancy and at delivery, including preterm birth and cesarean section.
13-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Trauma-Informed, Mindfulness-Based Intervention Significantly Improves Parenting Among Mothers in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Researchers at Jefferson’s Maternal Addiction Treatment Education & Research (MATER) program found significant improvement in the quality of parenting among mothers who participated in a trauma-informed, mindfulness-based parenting intervention...
27-Jul-2017 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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

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

Jefferson Expert Available to Speak About Specialized Therapy for Lymphedema

30-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month - Jefferson Expert Available


15-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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