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Listeria-based Booster Skyrockets Vaccine’s Protection Against Recurring Colon Cancer

New research in mice from Thomas Jefferson University has paved the way for a Phase I clinical trial and has the potential to transform vaccines against HIV and malaria.
20-Jun-2022 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Lung-Cancer Screening Guidelines Reduce Disparity

Cancer screening guidelines published last year expand eligibility for those at high risk for lung cancer, and new research shows that they also improve representation among African American patients.
13-Jun-2022 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study in Mice Suggests that COVID-19 Increases Risk of Developing Parkinson’s Disease

New research finds that the novel coronavirus can make the mouse brain more susceptible to a toxin that induces nerve-cell loss seen in Parkinson’s.
18-May-2022 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospitals Rapidly Translated Evidence into Practice during the Pandemic

The largest survey to date shows that rapid information sharing, multi-disciplinary teams and novel communication methods enabled remarkable consistency of care across U.S. hospitals.
31-Mar-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

International Multi-Center Study Confirms Stroke Risk in Younger Healthier COVID-19 Patients

The largest study on severe stroke and COVID-19 published to date found even moderate COVID-19 infection increased risk of death in younger, healthier stroke patients
15-Mar-2022 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Blood Pressure Medication Could Affect Survival in Pancreatic Cancer

The largest longitudinal study to date shows that common and inexpensive blood pressure medications may have a positive impact on long term outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer.
16-Feb-2022 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Targeted Approach to Tackling Racial Disparities in Prostate Cancer

Combining epidemiological mapping and community outreach, researchers target educational interventions to populations in Philadelphia at highest risk for the disease.
13-Jan-2022 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Reimagining Immunity in the Eye

Immune cells could be doing much more than we think in protecting our eyes – Jefferson researchers uncover new details.
8-Dec-2021 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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

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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

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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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