Zachary Meisel of the Perelman School of Medicine co-authors an article on secret “doctor shopping.”
Health & Medicine
PHILADELPHIA — A pandemic of ailments called the "allergic march" -- the gradual acquisition of overlapping allergic diseases that commonly begins in early childhood -- has frustrated both parents and physicians. For the last three decades, an explosion of eczema, food allergies, hay fever, and asthma have afflicted children in the United States, the European Union, and many other countries.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on and questions the “existence of the Latino health paradox.”
Anna Marie Chang is quoted about her research, led by Judd Hollander of the Perelman School of Medicine.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on abortions in India that skew the boy-girl ratio of the country.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- In a cancer treatment breakthrough 20 years in the making, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania's Abramson Cancer Center and Perelman School of Medicine have shown sustained remissions of up to a year among a small group of advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients treated with genetically engineered versions of their own T cells.
PHILADELPHIA — Flax has been part of human history for well over 30,000 years, used for weaving cloth, feeding people and animals, and even making paint. Now, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that it might have a new use for the 21st century: protecting healthy tissues and organs from the harmful effects of radiation.