People who suffer from sleep disturbances are at major risk for obesity, diabetes, and coronary artery disease, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Judy Schueler of Perelman School of Medicine comments on Penn Medicine’s new “innovation tournament.”
Andrew Newberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for his study of meditation and prayer in relation to personal health.
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is one of six institutions to be named part of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Lung Repair and Regeneration Consortium (LRRC). Each of the institutions will receive $2.5 million over five years.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the medical ethical issues concerning a child and a kidney transplant.
PHILADELPHIA -- Over many generations, people living in the high-altitude regions of the Andes or on the Tibetan Plateau have adapted to life in low-oxygen conditions. Living with such a distinct and powerful selective pressure has made these populations a textbook example of evolution in action, but exactly how their genes convey a survival advantage remains an open question.
James Findley and Michael Perlis of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured in discussing Penn’s Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program.