Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on certain uses of medicines to combat threats of bioterrorism.
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Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted.
Lance Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on advances in and controversies surrounding cryogenics.
Penn Physiologist Given NIH Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award for Research on Neurodegeneration
Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will receive $7.3 million over the next five years from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to find new ways to treat esophageal cancer.
Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine provides information on treating Ebola in the United States.
Penn Study Shows Acupuncture Provides Significant Quality of Life Improvements for Breast Cancer Patients
Use of electroacupuncture (EA) – a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles – produces significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and depression in as little as eight weeks for early stage breast cancer patients experiencing joint pain related to the use of aromatase inhibitors (AIs) to treat breast cancer.
Up to 20 percent of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients and their families may confront a common but largely unrecognized challenge: the occurrence of impulse control disorders (ICDs) such as compulsive gambling, sexual behavior, eating, or spending. Yet the presence of PD in these patients can severely limit or complicate treatment options.