David Goldberg of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Veterans who live close to a transplant center might be more likely to go home after their discharge from the hospital and not have to relocate.”
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PHILADELPHIA — Veterans with liver disease who live more than 100 miles from a Veterans Administration hospital that offers liver transplants are only half as likely to be placed on the liver transplant waitlist to receive a new organ compared to veterans who live closer to transplant centers, according to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine of th
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Using a University of Pennsylvania-designed device to noninvasively and continuously monitor cerebral blood flow (CBF) in acute stroke patients, researchers from Penn Medicine and the Department of Physics & Astronomy in Penn Arts and Sciences are now learning how head of
Sigrid Veasey of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how long-term sleep deprivation can lead to brain damage.
Most people appreciate that not getting enough sleep impairs cognitive performance. For the chronically sleep-deprived such as shift workers, students, or truckers, a common strategy is simply to catch up on missed slumber on the weekends. According to common wisdom, catch up sleep repays one's "sleep debt," with no lasting effects.
Sigrid Veasey of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “We now have evidence that sleep loss can lead to irreversible injury.”
Robert Collins of the School of Dental Medicine says there is no evidence that plaque is fat-soluble.
A new study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that the risk of hepatitis C-associated serious liver disease persists in HIV patients otherwise benefitting from antiretroviral therapy (ART) to treat HIV.
Ben Stanger of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about researching how to make insulin-producing cells from gut cells.
Mathias Basner, David Dinges and Ruben Gur of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for examining cognitive impact of space flight as a part of NASA’s twin astronaut study.