A leading group of Alzheimer's researchers contends that, as biomarkers to detect signals of the disease improve at providing clinically meaningful information, researchers will need guidance on how to constructively disclose test results and track how disclosure impacts both patients and the data collected in research studies.
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A rare, small RNA turns a gene-splicing machine into a switch that controls the expression of hundreds of human genes.
Steven Arnold and Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on dementia.
Differences in the utilization of intensive care services may be one potential explanation for improved outcomes after major surgery in the U.S.
Cancer metastasis requires tumor cells to acquire properties that allow them to escape from the primary tumor site, travel to a distant place in the body, and form secondary tumors.
Mary Ersek of the School of Nursing shares her comments on dealing with patients suffering from dementia.
At a soup kitchen in the basement of the St. Agatha-St. James Catholic Church, located at the edge of the University of Pennsylvania’s campus, May graduate Kyra Edson provides free health services to those in need.