Trevor Penning and Reynold Panettieri of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on researching the impact of gas drilling on personal health.
Perelman School of Medicine
Using new genetic evidence, an international team of scientists led by experts at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has found that an increased body mass index (BMI) raised the risk for both type 2 diabetes and higher blood pressure.
Kevin Volpp of the Wharton School and the Perelman School of Medicine and Joseph Cappella of the Annenberg School for Communication discuss incentives to help people live healthier lives.
Zachary Meisel of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for leading a study that suggests evidence-based narratives help emergency medicine physicians improve recall of opioid prescribing guidelines.
H. Branch Coslett of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for discussing the issue of head injuries in football.
A University of Pennsylvania research team has defined a possible new way to fight a disease that is currently treatable only with the most expensive drug available for sale in the United States.
Penn Medicine Researchers Ask: Can A Story Help Doctors Curb the Prescription Opioid Abuse Epidemic?
In the fight against a nationwide prescription opioid abuse epidemic, Penn Medicine researchers are using storytelling to help doctors recall important, potentially lifesaving national guidelines on how to prescribe these medications.
A study on the anticonvulsant drug topiramate led by Henry Kranzler of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School co-authors an article about the usefulness of mammograms.