John Trojanowski of the School of Medicine debates the psychological ramifications of early-diagnosis screenings.
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Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine analyzes ethics questions raised by television medical dramas.
Jason Karlawish of the School of Medicine says a rush to test new pharmaceuticals can have a negative impact.
Daniel Rader of the School of Medicine says a genome scan revealing cholesterol genes is “a goldmine of new discovery.”
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, the Broad Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc., are some of the first to prove that a gene linked to a disease trait by genome wide association studies (GWAS) can be clinically relevant and an important determinant of disease risk.
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David Dinges of the School of Medicine says additional sleep on the weekend helps one recover from sleep lost during the week.
Lawrence Holzman of the School of Medicine discusses a study on kidney disease among African-Americans.