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Surgery During Pregnancy for Gallbladder Infections May be Safer than Postponing

Although surgery during pregnancy is often feared, in the case of cholecystitis or acute gallbladder disease, surgery may lead to better outcomes for mom and baby.
5-Aug-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide Trends Show Fewer Cancer Patients Seeking Care Since Start of Pandemic

Researchers observe significant decreases nationwide in the number of patients being seen for cancer-related care as the COVID-19 pandemic progressed during the few first months of 2020.
27-Jul-2020 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Double Surgery Improves Chances for Heart Transplant in Patients with Obesity

Pairing bariatric surgery with LVAD heart surgery may be an effective bridge to heart transplant for obese patients.
27-Jul-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

IUDs Successfully Manage Menstrual Pain in Adolescents with Disabilities

Adolescents and young women with disabilities can stop periods and get relief from distressing menstrual symptoms with IUDs, in the largest study in this population to date.
20-Jul-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

At-Risk Twin Pregnancies Benefit from an Intervention Called Cerclage

New evidence upturns long-held medical practice, showing the efficacy of an intervention to prevent premature labor and miscarriage for mothers carrying twins.
29-Jun-2020 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Racial Disparities in Surgery Rates for Esophageal Cancer

Black patients with esophageal cancer are less likely to receive life-saving surgery for early-stage disease than white patients.
25-Jun-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Recommendations on Genetic Testing for Prostate Cancer

Genetic testing for prostate cancer is still not common. New guidelines show why it's important, and which genes to test for.
10-Jun-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Coronavirus Linked to Stroke in Otherwise Healthy Young People

Preliminary observations suggest a high incidence of COVID-19 in stroke patients, including younger patients who were otherwise healthy.
4-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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

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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

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