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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

Does Cancer Immunotherapy Work Differently in Men Vs. Women?

New Research shows that women treated for melanoma have twice the mortality rate of men when given two immunotherapies at one time.
30-Nov-2021 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Brain Changes During A Unique Spiritual Practice Called Orgasmic Meditation

In a first-ever study, a unique spiritual practice called orgasmic meditation, has been found to produce a distinctive pattern of brain function.
11-Nov-2021 12:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

CAR-T Immunotherapy Could be Improved to kill Solid tumors

CAR-T cells are less sensitive than other types of immunotherapy in detecting and killing melanoma cells, a finding that could help improve immunotherapy sensitivity.
4-Oct-2021 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Jefferson Launches Center for Connected Care

Plans national Consensus Conference on Research in Telehealth
28-Sep-2021 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug Cocktail Reduces Aging-Associated Disc Degeneration

Therapies that target aging cells early pave the way to easing back pain
1-Sep-2021 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Tunable LED Lighting Benefit our Health?

A newly funded DOE project will look at how LED lighting compares with standard fluorescent light for the health of people on regular daytime work schedules.
16-Aug-2021 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Suicide-Risk Warning on Anti-Seizure Medications Lacks Evidence

An FDA warning on epilepsy drugs may pose greater risk to patients.
29-Jul-2021 4:25 PM EDT 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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About Jefferson
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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