Brittany Young, student in the School of Arts and Sciences, is featured for creating A Spring of Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing fresh water to schools in Africa.
Health & Medicine
Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine says “superbugs” are often resistant to treatment.
PHILADELPHIA – On average, one hundred billion cells in the human body divide over the course of a day. Most of the time the body gets it right but sometimes, problems in cell replication can lead to abnormalities in chromosomes resulting in many types of disorders, from cancer to Down Syndrome.
Brian Strom of the School of Medicine discusses the possibility of a vaccine-autism link.
Anjan Chatterjee of the School of Medicine comments on the effectiveness of brain imaging in studying behavior.
PHILADELPHIA – Patients with asthma who are exposed to violence in their community are at an increased risk for an asthma-related hospitalization and emergency room visits for asthma or any cause, according to new research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.