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Exercise improves chemotherapy treatment, Penn study finds

Exercise improves chemotherapy treatment, Penn study finds

Chemotherapy, while potentially lifesaving, is notoriously draining on the human body. But a new study by researchers in the School of Nursing and the Perelman School of Medicine suggests that patients who push past the malaise and do some low-impact exercises during their chemo regimen might help their cancer drugs work better.

Penn criminologist demonstrates wearable gunshot detection

Penn criminologist demonstrates wearable gunshot detection

New research from Penn’s Department of Criminology has the potential to transform the national system of corrections by tracking gun use by community-based offenders. A study published by Charles Loeffler, the Jerry Lee Assistant Professor of Criminology, demonstrated the feasibility of using low-cost, wearable inertial sensors to detect firearm usage.