Ellen Freeman of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for studying the connection between menopause and depression.
Perelman School of Medicine
Risk of depression is lower in menopausal women after their final menstrual period (FMP) but a history of depression increases the risk of depressive symptoms both before and after menopause, according to a new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on the Affordable Care Act giving President Obama authority to determine which plans are covered by the grandfather rule.
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine and postdoc student Michael Campbell of Medicine are featured for researching bitter taste sensitivity.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges.
Penn Medicine Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgeon Receives Award for Excellence and Achievement in Orthopaedics
Penn Medicine: APOL1 Gene Speeds Kidney Disease Progression and Failure in Blacks, Regardless of Diabetes Status
A large study co-led by Penn Medicine published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine found that African Americans with the APOL1 gene variant experience faster progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and have a significantly increased risk of kidney failure, regardless of their diabetes status.
Penn Medicine Researchers Identify First Genetic Mutations Linked to Persistent Atopic Dermatitis in African-American Children
Two specific genetic variations in people of African descent are responsible for persistent atopic dermatitis (AD), an itchy, inflammatory form of the skin disorder eczema.