David Asch and Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about researching the connection between Twitter and heart health.
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Penn Study Suggests Future Precision Medicine Approach to Treating Metabolic Syndrome, Related Disorders
In the first study of its kind, Penn researchers have shown how an anti-diabetic drug can have variable effects depending on small natural differences in DNA sequence between individuals.
By Sarah Welsh
Nature versus nurture is an age-old question in biology, centering on whether a given trait is determined by an organism’s genes or by its environment. Most times the answer is “both,” but research at the University of Pennsylvania has found one trait in particular that is not easily described by either.
Lyme disease cases are on the rise, with diagnoses occurring in areas that were historically Lyme-free. Scientists attribute the spread to the fact that populations of blacklegged ticks, which carry the bacteria that causes the disease, now flourish in areas once thought to be devoid of ticks.
Michael Kahana of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about how quickly memories can be formed.
Lance Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for serving on panel that focused on cardiac arrest.
Raquel Gur of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited as being the star witness to discuss psychotic disorders.
Andrea Spaeth of the Perelman School of Medicine offers ways to improve daily functionality for people who are lacking sleep.
In the most severe form of male infertility, men do not make any measurable levels of sperm. This condition, called azoospermia, affects approximately 1 percent of the male population and is responsible for about a sixth of cases of male infertility.