A new study led by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania shows that humans appear to develop immunity against specific strains of the Lyme disease that can last six to nine years.
New research by University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine researchers has demonstrated a method of reversing bone loss and inflammation in patients with leukocyte adhesion deficiency.
A new study led by University of Pennsylvania researchers — constituting the largest examination ever of lactase persistence in geographically diverse populations of Africans — investigated the genetic origins of this lactose tolerance and offers support to the idea that the ability to digest milk was a powerful selective force in a variety of African populations which raised cattle and consumed t
New research by the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine’s Hyun (Michel) Koo and colleagues suggests that early childhood caries, a painful form of tooth decay that frequently occurs in preschool children, may result from an unhealthy partnership between a bacterium and a fungus.
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Neill Epperson of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about infanticide.
Mariell Jessup of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how cancer treatment can affect a patient’s heart health.
Doctoral student Andrew Stokes of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “Illness simultaneously reduces BMI and increases risk for mortality.”
Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Sleep is probably easier to change than diet or exercise.”
Charles O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests that more research is needed in order to categorize caffeine use disorder as a mental illness.