Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine discusses research on Ethiopia.
Perelman School of Medicine
PHILADELPHIA -- Providing health care for children through doctor visits and hospitals is important, but there are also other activities that can help youngsters develop into healthy adults.
That is the thinking behind the Special Babies Clinic and its Special Trips for Special Babies program.
Andrew Strasser of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses new research about the impact of graphic cigarette warning labels on smokers.
Penn Researchers Say Automated Strategies to Engage Patients at Home Are Key to Improving Health Outcomes
In a Perspective piece published Online First this week in the New England Journal of Medicine, a group of researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania propose a multi-pronged approach to the new practice of so-called "automated hovering" that aims to improve patients' compliance with medication and dietary regimens and other positive health behaviors.
Regional Anesthesia Reduces Complications and Death for Hip Fracture Patients, Penn Medicine Study Finds
In a study of more than 18,000 patients having surgery for hip fracture, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that the use of regional anesthesia, instead of general anesthesia, was associated with a significant reduction in major pulmonary complications and death. The new study will be published in the July issue of the journal Anesthesiology.
Lance Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on Hosni Mubarak’s condition.
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