David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on budgeting for child-care costs for children with autism.
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Richard Doty of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research about the sense of smell and age.
Michael Holmes of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “If you reduce your alcohol intake, your risk of heart disease is lower.”
Charles O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the risks associated with combining alcohol and energy drinks.
In an analysis of small molecules called metabolites used by the body to make fuel in normal and cancerous cells in human kidney tissue, a research team from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania identified an enzyme key to applying the brakes on tumor growth.
Charles Leonard and Sean Hennessy of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about researching how potassium supplementation can help heart-failure patients.
Penn Medicine Study: Liver Transplant Patients Who Receive Organs from Living Donors More Likely to Survive than Those Who Receive Organs from Deceased Donors
Research derived from early national experience of liver transplantation has shown that deceased donor liver transplants offered recipients better survival rates than living donor liver transplants, making them the preferred method of transplantation for most physicians. Now, the first data-driven study in over a decade disputes this notion.
Potassium Supplements May Increase Survival in Patients Taking Diuretics for Heart Failure, Penn Study Suggests
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that patients taking prescription potassium supplements together with loop diuretics for heart failure have better survival rates than patients taking diuretics without the potassium. Moreover, the degree of benefit increases with higher diuretic doses.
Jeffrey Drebin and Robert Vonderheide of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss strategies for pancreatic cancer treatment.