Timothy Rebbeck and Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about detecting the breast cancer gene.
Perelman School of Medicine
Despite the rapid rise in facial cosmetic procedures, there are few studies that investigate their psychological impact on patients, especially among those who undergo minimally invasive procedures using botulinum toxin and fillers to address wrinkles.
For cancer patients dealing with the pain of tumors that have spread to their bones, doctors typically recommend radiation as a palliative therapy.
A new study by Penn Medicine researchers published Oct. 1 in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that busy intensive care units (ICUs) discharge patients more quickly than they otherwise would and do so without adversely affecting patient outcomes – suggesting that low-value extensions of ICU stays are minimized during times of increased ICU capacity strain.
Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the difficulty in tracking and testing for the illegal drug “molly.”
Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about research into the effects of airplane noise on sleep patterns.
Federal data suggests that 15 to 33 percent of fatal automobile crashes are caused by drowsy drivers, but very little research has addressed what factors play a role in operating a vehicle in this impaired state.