A new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania suggests that marijuana use may be associated with impaired sleep quality, especially in people who have been using the drug since their teenage years.
Health & Medicine
Penn Study Highlights Significant Side Effects Experienced by BRCA Mutation Carriers Following Cancer Risk-Reducing Surgical Procedure
The majority of women with cancer causing BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations experience sexual dysfunction, menopausal symptoms, cognitive and stress issues, and poor sleep following prophylactic removal of their Fallopian tubes and ovaries - a procedure known as risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) - according to results of a new study from the Abram
Ted Satterthwaite of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses his collaborative research on how blood flow to the brain changes in teenagers.
Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for speaking about using digital tools to share and study health information.
President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the Penn Center for Innovation, a new initiative that will provide the infrastructure, leadership and resources needed to transfer promising Penn inventions, know-how and related assets into the marketplace for the public good.
Penn Study Shows Longest-lasting Cardiology Guidelines Built on Findings of Randomized Controlled Trials
Clinical practice guideline recommendations related to screening and treatment can change markedly over time as new evidence about best practices and clinical outcomes of various treatments emerges.
Saurabh Jha of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about his residency experience in a local Veterans Affairs hospital.
Elizabeth Grice of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a bacteria hygiene experiment.