Health & Medicine


U.S. Scientists Knew 1940s Guatemalan STD Studies Were Unethical, Panel Finds

August 29, 2011

President Amy Gutmann and Anita Allen of the Law School comment on an unethical medical study.

Article Source: Washington Post

U.S. Researchers Broke Rules in Guatemala Syphilis Study

August 29, 2011

President Amy Gutmann comments as the head of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.

Article Source: Reuters

Insight: Next Big Drug Against Cholesterol Takes Shape

August 26, 2011

Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a new drug used to handle cholesterol.

Article Source: Reuters

The Night-Weekend Effect: Why Medical Outcomes Can Be Worse Depending on What Day You Get Sick

August 29, 2011

Zachary Meisel of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the effect of the day of the week on medical care.

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            Debra Schilling Wolfe

Executive Director, Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research
University of Pennsylvania