Marina Guvakova of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about presenting an abstract at the International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research.
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Global Collaboration Including Penn Medicine Experts Yields Fresh Look at Immune System in Alzheimer's
The largest international Alzheimer's disease genetics collaboration to date has found 11 new genetic areas of interest that contribute to late onset Alzheimer's Disease (LOAD), doubling the number of potential genetics-based therapeutic targets to interrogate.
Overlooked Lymph Nodes in Rib Cage Have Prognostic Power for Mesothelioma Patients, Penn Study Finds
For the first time, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have shown the predictive power of a group of overlooked lymph nodes--known as the posterior intercostal lymph nodes--that could serve as a better tool to stage and ultimately treat patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.
For nearly 300 years, investigators have known that body temperature follows a circadian, or 24-hour, rhythm, with a peak during the day and a low at night.
A Penn Medicine study about the benefits of yoga on people with hypertension is cited.
Peter Reese of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “I think we have an ethical obligation to explore any option that we can to expand access to organ donation, so I don’t think that we should take anything off the table completely.”
Penn Study: Diabetes Drug Metformin with Chemo and Radiation May Improve Outcomes in Lung Cancer Patients
Treating aggressive lung cancer with the diabetes drug metformin along with radiation and chemotherapy may slow tumor growth and recurrence, suggests new preliminary findings from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania being presented during an oral abstract session October 28 at the 15th World Conference o