Nonsteroidal antinflamatory drugs (NSAIDs) that block an enzyme called COX-2 relieve pain and inflammation but can cause heart attacks, stroke, heart failure, and even sudden cardiac death. This has prompted a decade-plus search for safer, but still effective, alternatives to these commonly prescribed, pain-relieving drugs.
Perelman School of Medicine
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses sequestration and changes to the Census Bureau’s annual survey.
Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about a study on what fundamentally distinguishes present-day humans from Neanderthals.
Zachary Meisel of the Perelman School of Medicine and Austin Kilaru, a recent graduate of the school, are highlighted for researching “narrative medicine.”
Mom always said you need your sleep, and it turns out, she was right.
Neha Vapiwala of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for researching the impact of shared decision-making.
Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his suggestions about foods that interfere with sleep.