Joseph Sobanko of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses why higher SPFs are not more effective than others.
Perelman School of Medicine
PHILADELPHIA – A team of social scientists and medical and nursing researchers in the United States and the United Kingdom has pinpointed how a program, which ran in more than 100 hospital intensive care units in Michigan, dramatically reduced the rates of potentially deadly central line bloodstream infections to become one of the world’s most successful patient-safety programs.
PHILADELPHIA -- A University of Pennsylvania study will determine if public transit can convey more than people going from point A to point B. Video displays on public buses in Los Angeles will be used to help determine the efficacy of an innovative soap opera-like video program designed to increase HIV testing among low-income African Americans 14 to 24 years of age.
Abraham Shaked of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the Barker Transplant House.
Karin Rhodes of the Perelman School of Medicine leads a study about publicly insured children and their access to medical assistance.
A high level of a hormone that regulates phosphate is associated with an increased risk of kidney failure and death among chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, according to a recent study led by researchers at the University of Miami and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Diseases and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Results were published in the June 15 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Karen Glanz of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Nursing comments on the effect of drinking habits due to the privatization of liquor sales.
Sarah Tishkoff and Wen-Ya Ko of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on their research on new evidence of how the human genome has fought back against malaria. Tishkoff also holds an appointment in the School of Arts and Sciences.