Despite recent concerns that medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could increase the risk of cardiovascular events in children and adolescents, an observational study conducted by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and HealthCore Inc. finds they are no more likely to die from a severe cardiovascular event than those who do not take the drugs.
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Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine comments on the “ethical implications of using neuroscience in security activities and military research.”
The School of Medicine receives a $225 million gift from Raymond and Ruth Perelman.
The Penn Program for Mindfulness is cited for using a mindfulness approach to meditation for cancer patients.
PHILADELPHIA — From high-school students to surgeons, anyone who has pulled an all-nighter knows there is a price to be paid the next day: trouble focusing, a fuzzy memory and other cognitive impairments. Now, researchers at Penn have found the part of the brain and the neurochemical basis for sleep deprivation’s effects on memory.
The Perelmans' $225 million gift is meant to have Penn educate more physicians.