Maintaining the ends of chromosomes, called telomeres, is a requisite feature of cells that are able to continuously divide and also a hallmark of human cancer.
Health & Medicine
Murray Grossman of the Perelman School of Medicine explains frontotemporal dementia.
Peter O’Dwyer of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about testing vitamin D injections in addition to aggressive che
Debbie Driscoll of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on women who choose prenatal screenings.
As long as humans have been alive, they’ve been seeking ways to extend life just a little longer. So far no one has found the fountain of youth, but researchers have begun to understand how humans age, little by little, offering hope for therapies that may blunt the effects of time on the body.
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“Knowledge is power” is an old saying. Another cliché warns, “a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.” When it comes to getting inoculated against the Human Papilloavirus (HPV), it seems that neither saying is true.
Harvey Rubin of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about the Ebola epidemic.
Sunil Singhal of the Perelman School of Medicine and David Holt of the School of Veterinary Medicine are quoted about studying a way to make tumors glow in order to detect cancer.
Study after study has proven it true: exercise is good for you. But new research from University of Pennsylvania scientists suggests that exercise may have an added benefit for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.