Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the varied recovery time of concussion injuries.
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Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on individuals more susceptible to long-term problems from any type of brain injury.
Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine is interviewed.
Penn Medicine research about brain differences between men and women is cited.
Garret FitzGerald of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about studying mice with broken clock genes and the effect of eating on their circadian schedules has on their weight.
Penn Medicine: Despite Rising Health Care Costs, Few Residency Programs Train Doctors to Practice Cost-Conscious Care
Despite a national consensus among policy makers and educators to train residents to be more conscious of the cost of care, less than 15 percent of internal medicine residency programs have a formal curriculum addressing it, a new research letter published today in JAMA Internal Medicine by a Penn Medicine physician found.
David Porter of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on targeted cellular therapy that has helped leukemia patients.
Sleep, or the lack of it, seems to affect just about every aspect of human physiology.
A new study suggests a potential dietary treatment - a cocktail of key amino acids that improved sleep disturbances caused by brain injuries in mice - for millions of people affected by traumatic brain injury (TBI)—a condition that is currently untreatable.