Shivan Mehta of the Perelman School of Medicine and Kevin Volpp of the Wharton School and the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about a study called Heartstrong.
Who would you rather have as a fitness partner: a paragon of athleticism and dedication who could motivate you to exceed your current level of fitness or an equal, with whom you could exchange tips and encouragement on the road to better health?
Rhonda Voskuhl of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for leading a study that shows a form of the hormone estrogen can reduce relapses in multiple sclerosis patients.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Office of Global Initiatives is quoted about researching massive open online courses and their impact on traditional business-education programs.
Michael Perlis of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “This appears to be the first data to suggest that circadian factors may contribute to suicidality and help explain why insomnia is also a risk factor for suicidal ideation and behavior.”
Following the death in February of the University of Pennsylvania’s Terry Adkins, a fine arts professor in the School of Design, Matt Neff, found a way to pay tribute his former colleague in a special way.
A study about MOOCs’ impact on traditional business school programs led by Gayle Christensen, Brandon Alcorn and Ezekiel Emanuel of the Office of Global Initiatives offers new findings about massive online open courses.
Jilesh Chheda and Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching how marijuana could cause difficulty sleeping.
Penn Medicine Researchers Investigate Worry and Behavior Among Teens at Higher Risk for Breast Cancer
Teenage girls with a familial or genetic risk for breast cancer worry more about getting the disease, even when their mother has no history, compared to girls their age with no known high risks, according to new data presented today by researchers from Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center at th