• Can ADHD Drugs Improve Menopausal Women’s Memory?

    Can ADHD Drugs Improve Menopausal Women’s Memory?

    During menopause, women may experience a noticeable decline in some cognitive abilities, such as memory. Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine are investigating this phenomenon, and whether drugs used to treat disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention Deficit (ADHD) might counteract the effect.

  • Penn Vet Holds Free Vaccine Clinic

    Penn Vet Holds Free Vaccine Clinic

    For some Philadelphia residents, meeting their own medical care costs can be difficult, and providing preventive healthcare for their animal companions is simply out of reach.

  • Penn Launches Contest to Map City's Automated External Difibrillators

    Penn Launches Contest to Map City's Automated External Difibrillators

    A team of Penn researchers led by Dr. Raina Merchant is launching a social media project to create a crowd-sourced map of the thousands of automated external difibrillators (AEDs) scattered throughout Philadelphia.

  • Why HIV/AIDS is Still a Crisis

    Why HIV/AIDS is Still a Crisis

    Christopher Coleman, associate professor of nursing and multi-cultural diversity in Penn’s School of Nursing, remembers the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic as a time when patients struggled to live—and die—with dignity.

  • Penn Medicine Performs Bilateral Hand Transplant

    Penn Medicine Performs Bilateral Hand Transplant

    For the first time in the Delaware Valley Region, a patient has undergone a complex and intricate bilateral hand transplant that could significantly enhance the quality-of-life for persons with multiple limb loss.