Charlene Wong, Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine and David Asch of Medicine and the Wharton School contribute their thoughts on improving healthcare.gov.
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New Penn Study Shows Drinking Alcohol, Even Light-to-Moderate Amounts, Provides No Heart Health Benefit
Reducing the amount of alcoholic beverages consumed, even for light-to-moderate drinkers, may improve cardiovascular health, including a reduced risk of coronary heart disease, lower body mass index (BMI) and blood pressure, according to a new multi-center study published in The BMJ and co-led by the
Penn Study Finds Living Kidney Donation Does Not Increase Risk of Death or Heart Disease for Older Adult Donors
Previous studies linking older age with kidney and heart disease have raised concerns about the safety of living kidney donation among older adults.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the European Union’s Human Brain Project.
David Porter of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses working with Novartis on a new way to treat leukemia.
Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about questions that arise about the stigma that accompanies Alzheimer’s testing.
Baligh Yehia of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on studying hepatitis C treatment in the U.S.
Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about research on experimental leukemia therapy.