Treating lung cancer patients with proton therapy may help reduce the risk of radiation-induced heart diseases.
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When looking at media reports in three cities, half of victims were covered in the news, but a disproportionate amount of attention was given to less common circumstances and victims
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Instead of using synthetic materials, Penn Medicine study shows magnets could be used to arrange cells to grow new tissues
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A team led by Penn scientists produced a detailed picture of fuel and nutrient use by the human heart. The study was the first of its kind, involving the simultaneous sampling of blood from different parts of the circulatory system in dozens of...
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Nudges Combined with Machine Learning Triples Advanced Care Conversations Among Patients with Cancer
An electronic nudge to clinicians—triggered by an algorithm that used machine learning methods to flag patients with cancer who would most benefit from a conversation around end-of-life goals—tripled the rate of those discussions.
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In a program that used three different types of behavioral nudges, a study showed significantly different results for people with different personal and psychological characteristics
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With a $17.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health, researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will collaborate with 11 research centers to determine more...
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A team led by Penn Medicine has engineered powerful new antimicrobial molecules from toxic proteins found in wasp venom. The team hopes to develop the molecules into new bacteria-killing drugs, an important advancement considering increasing numbers...
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Maria A. Oquendo, MD, PhD, is probing the human mind and brain to prevent more lives from being lost to the tenth leading cause of death in the United States.
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Penn Medicine psychology expert, Dr. Thea Gallagher available for interviews and commentary during OCD Awareness Week
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Penn Medicine Experts in Trauma, Mental Health, Mass Casualty, Bleeding Control, and Disaster Preparedness Available for Interviews Following Mass Shooting in Las Vegas
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TBI Expert Available to Discuss Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and new study that found CTE in 99% of deceased NFL players' brains
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