OncoLink®, a free cancer information website developed by experts at the University of Pennsylvania's Abramson Cancer Center has launched a redesigned website based on the search habits and feedback from patients, caregivers and health care providers who use the site. Enhanced, interactive features provide access the most up-to-date information on cancers of all kinds, and allows users to develop personalized survivorship plans, and review the latest cancer research more easily.
Perelman School of Medicine
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine contributes his thoughts about a ‘wrongful birth’ case.
Victoria Rich of the Perelman School of Medicine and Matthew McHugh of the School of Nursing discuss the perception of nursing professionals.
A study published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience shows that the compound epothilone D (EpoD) is effective in preventing further neurological damage and improving cognitive performance in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The results establish how the drug might be used in early-stage AD patients.
Oren Friedman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the popularity of rhinoplasty.
PHILADELPHIA -- More than 90 percent of humans have antibodies to the Epstein Barr virus. Best known for causing mononucleosis, or “the kissing disease,” the virus has also been implicated in more serious conditions, including Hodgkin’s, non-Hodgkin’s and Burkitt’s lymphomas. Yet little is known about exactly how EBV triggers these diseases.
Seema Bhatnagar of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on leading a study about how toenhance stress resilience in military personnel.