Health care has much to learn from innovative high-tech companies, but not in the way most people think, according to a Perspective published today in the New England Journal of Me
Tumor cells associated with pancreatic cancer often behave like communities by working with each other to increase tumor spread and growth to different organs.
Penn Study Finds Important Gaps in Evidence for Best Methods for Cleaning Hospital Rooms to Prevent Healthcare-associated Infections
Tray tables, bed rails, light switches, and toilets: All are common vectors for swapping germs between patients and health care workers.
Emergency Department Counseling Program Fails to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence or Heavy Drinking Among At-Risk Women, Penn Medicine Study Finds
Topical Gel Proves Safe, Effective Treatment for Patients with Skin T Cell Lymphoma, Penn Study Finds
esults of a phase one trial show that an investigational topical drug, resiquimod gel, causes regression of both treated and untreated tumor lesions and may completely remove cancerous cells from both sites in patients with early stage cutaneous T cell lymphoma (CTCL) – a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma th
Moles are benign tumors found on the skin of almost every adult. Scientists have known for years that a mutation in the BRAF gene makes them start growing, but until now haven’t understood why they stop.
Cancer researchers already know of some oncogenes and other factors that promote the development of colon cancers, but they don’t yet have the full picture of how these cancers originate and spread.
Penn Study Shows Chronic Insomnia Sufferers May Find Relief with Half of Standard Sleeping Pill Dosing Regimen
The roughly nine million Americans who rely on prescription sleeping pills to treat chronic insomnia may be able to get relief from as little as half of the drugs, and may even be helped by taking placebos in the treatment plan, according to new research published today in the journal
It’s All Connected: Daily Changes in Mouse Gut Bacteria Abundance and Type Moves with Internal Clock and Gender
By now, the old saw, “You are what you eat,” has been well-used in describing the microbiome.
A new white paper just released by the Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) finds that university-based research and development (R&D) affects the spatial development of universities, as well as their surrounding urban areas.