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Psoriasis Linked With 6% Higher Cardiovascular Disease Risk

April 18, 2011

Nehal Mehta and Joel Gelfand of the School of Medicine are cited for their research on psoriasis.

Article Source: Internal Medicine News

Good Night’s Sleep by a Nose

April 19, 2011

Richard Schwab of the Penn Sleep Center and the School of Medicine comments on a need for more studies about sleep apnea.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658April 19, 2011

Ends of Chromosomes Protected by Stacked, Coiled DNA Caps, Penn Study Finds

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine are delving into the details of the complex structure at the ends of chromosomes.

The Psychology of Cheating

April 18, 2011

Anjan Chatterjee of the School of Medicine comments on how people justify cheating.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Air Traffic Controllers: Obama Responds

April 15, 2011

Phil Gehrman of the School of Medicine discusses the fatigue of air traffic controllers.

Article Source: ABC News

Did You Get Enough Sleep?

April 18, 2011

David Dinges of the School of Medicine is cited for his sleep-restriction study.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jennifer Baldino Bonett | jbaldino@nursing.upenn.edu | April 18, 2011

Penn School of Nursing Hosts Bioethics Symposium April 27

PHILADELPHIA – The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania opens its 25th-anniversary year with the symposium “Bioethics: History Informing the Future.”  

Doctors Urge HIV-Positive Organ Transplants Be Considered

April 14, 2011

Scott Halpern of the School of Medicine comments on patients who die while waiting for organ donors and transplants.

Article Source: WHYY “Newsworks”

U.S. Pledges $1 Billion to Improve Hospital Outcomes

April 13, 2011

P.J. Brennan of Penn Health Systems comments on federal funding to improve hospital outcomes.

Article Source: WHYY “Newsworks”

Why the Grey’s Anatomy Myth Clouds the Real Value of Emergency Care

April 11, 2011

Zachary Meisel of the School of Medicine co-authors an op-ed about emergency departments turning away non-urgent paitients.

Article Source: Time.com