Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how technology is increasingly invading the bedroom.
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David Dinges and Ilene Rosen of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about napping.
Phillip Gehrman of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the use of sleeping pills.
A new drug target to treat depression and other mood disorders may lie in a group of GABA neurons (gamma-aminobutyric acid –the neurotransmitters which inhibit other cells) shown to contribute to symptoms like social withdrawal and increased anxiety, Penn Medicine researchers report in a new study in the Journal of Neuroscience.
One way cells promote tumor suppression is through a process called senescence, an irreversible arrest of proliferation. Senescence is thought to be associated with normal aging, but is also a protective measure by the body against run-away cell replication.
The human body has hundreds of different cell types, all with the same basic DNA, and all of which can ultimately be traced back to identical stem cells.
This fall, the University of Pennsylvania’s Basser Research Center for BRCA is taking its lifesaving efforts to raise awareness about hereditary breast and ovarian cancers on the road and into synagogues across the country.