Perelman School of Medicine

Life Made to Order

June 14, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on the creation of a human-made bacterium.

Article Source: Today (Singapore)

For Forgetful, Cash Helps the Medicine Go Down

June 13, 2010

Kevin Volpp of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Stephen Kimmel of the School of Medicine use incentives to test patient commitment to prescriptions.

Article Source: New York Times

Eye Exam May Someday Spot Multiple Sclerosis

June 10, 2010

School of Medicine researchers use ophthalmology to investigate multiple sclerosis.

Article Source: HealthDay News

Use of Long-Term Acute Care Hospitalization Growing

June 8, 2010

Jeremy Kahn of the School of Medicine says long-term hospitalizations are on the rise.

Article Source: HealthDay News

Part IV: Comparing Medical Treatments

June 4, 2010

Craig Umscheid and P.J. Brennan of the School of Medicine discuss the Center for Evidence-Based Practice.

Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)

Study Evaluates Risk of Anti-Depressant Use and Miscarriage

June 2, 2010

Deborah Kim of the School of Medicine says “antidepressants may increase the risk of miscarriage, but the overall risk is still low.”

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Some Cures Can Be Worse Than the Diseases

June 7, 2010

Alex Friedman of the School of Medicine says electronic fetal monitors can increase the chance of cesarean section.

Article Source: Associated Press

Stent Investigation Is Out of Control

June 7, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses a medical ethics case involving cardiac stents.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

Medical Ethics Lapses Cited in Interrogations

June 6, 2010

Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the medical ethics of waterboarding.

Article Source: New York Times

Officials Broaden Stent Investigation

June 5, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on a medical-malpractice case involving unnecessary surgeries.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun