(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) People with psoriasis are at a higher risk to develop type 2 diabetes than those without psoriasis, and the risk increases dramatically based on the severity of the disease. Researchers...Show More Summary
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and others have argued that the GOP tax plan will pay for itself. A new analysis by the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business pokes holes in that line of argument. For months, Treasury...Show More Summary
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) When it comes to your likelihood of receiving bystander CPR if you experience a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in public, it turns out your gender may play a lifesaving role. According toShow More Summary
(University of California - Riverside) In an article published in Nature Communications, researchers at the University of California, Riverside and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine used high-powered microscopy and rheometry...Show More Summary
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) The first view of the physical mechanism of how a blood clot contracts at the level of individual platelets is giving researchers a new look at a natural process that is part of blood clotting. The team describes how specialized proteins in platelets cause clots to shrink in size.
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Penn Medicine will conduct the Northeast's first clinical trial of uterine transplants, to provide women with Uterine Factor Infertility (UFI) -- an irreversible form of female infertility that affects as many as 5 percent of women worldwide and 50,000 women in the United States -- with a new path to parenthood.
An analysis by The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School found that the GOP tax bill would reduce federal revenues on net by $1.75 trillion in the first 10 years after it is theoretically passed. The model also found that the bill...Show More Summary
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) The below average efficacy of last year's influenza vaccine (which was only 20 to 30 percent effective) can be attributed to a mutation in the H3N2 strain, a new study reports. With the mutation, most people receiving the egg-grown vaccine did not have immunity against H3N2 viruses that circulated last year.
Deborah A. Driscoll, MD, the Luigi Mastroianni Jr. Professor and chair of the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received the Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS) 2017 Leadership Award for an Individual. Show More Summary
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Women with a history of infertility have a 10 percent increased risk of death compared to those without reported infertility struggles, according to results of a new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Show More Summary
(University of Pennsylvania) Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and Applied Science have a new way of making membranes that allows them to add in a host of new abilities via functional nanoparticles that adhere to the surface of the mesh. They tested this method by adding antifouling particle that could prevent biofilm build-up.
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) The eyes are for seeing, but they have other important biological functions, including automatic visual reflexes that go on without awareness. The reflexive system of the human eye also...Show More Summary
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) A new treatment for a rare and often incurable condition called dermatomyositis (DM) reduced the severity of the disease in patients whose DM was resistant to other therapies. As part of a randomized, double-blind study, 22 patients were given either a drug called anabasum or a placebo. Show More Summary
The study by the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, using the Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM), found that three modeled versions of the plan would raise deficits by up to $3.5 trillion over 10 years and as much as $12.2 trillion by 2040. Show More Summary
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Disrupting sleep-wake cycles from a predominantly daytime to a delayed eating lifestyle, -- i.e., skipping breakfast and making lunch the first meal of the day, plus eating late dinner,...Show More Summary
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Researchers found mutations in a master-switch protein called Epithelial Splicing Regulatory Protein 1 in individuals with a type of congenital hearing loss. In general, what connects most of the unexplained hearing-loss cases is that protein building in the cochlea during development goes awry. Show More Summary
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Congenital heart valve defects are the most common type of birth defects, the majority of which have no clear genetic cause, suggesting that epigenetic factors play an important role. Now,...Show More Summary
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Screening for tumor cells in the fallopian tubes of women at high-risk for ovarian cancer may help detect the cancer years before it develops further, suggests a new study published online this week in Nature Communications. Show More Summary
James C. Gee, PhD, director of the Penn Image Computing and Science Laboratory in the Department of Radiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received two grants totaling $3.9 million from the...Show More Summary
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) The Report to Congress on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration has just been released documenting health care workforce gains addressing the nation's shortage of primary care. Show More Summary