Michael Perlis of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “This appears to be the first data to suggest that circadian factors may contribute to suicidality and help explain why insomnia is also a risk factor for suicidal ideation and behavior.”
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Jilesh Chheda and Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching how marijuana could cause difficulty sleeping.
Penn Medicine Researchers Investigate Worry and Behavior Among Teens at Higher Risk for Breast Cancer
Teenage girls with a familial or genetic risk for breast cancer worry more about getting the disease, even when their mother has no history, compared to girls their age with no known high risks, according to new data presented today by researchers from Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center at th
It’s almost axiomatic that misfolded proteins compromise how cells normally function and cause debilitating human disease, but how these proteins are detected and degraded within the body is not well understood.
A new study by researchers at Penn Medicine is the first to reveal that suicides are far more likely to occur between midnight and 4 a.m. than during the daytime or evening.
A new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania suggests that marijuana use may be associated with impaired sleep quality, especially in people who have been using the drug since their teenage years.
Penn Study Highlights Significant Side Effects Experienced by BRCA Mutation Carriers Following Cancer Risk-Reducing Surgical Procedure
The majority of women with cancer causing BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations experience sexual dysfunction, menopausal symptoms, cognitive and stress issues, and poor sleep following prophylactic removal of their Fallopian tubes and ovaries - a procedure known as risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) - according to results of a new study from the Abram
Ted Satterthwaite of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses his collaborative research on how blood flow to the brain changes in teenagers.