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Assaults Spiked On Trump Rally Days During 2016 Election

Cities experienced 2.3 more assaults than average on days when hosting presidential campaign rallies for Donald Trump during the lead-up to the 2016 United States Presidential Election, according to a first of its kind study published online today...
16-Mar-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

High Prices Are Not the Only Reason Americans Spend So Much More On Healthcare than Europeans

High drug prices as well as the excessive use of imaging and surgical procedures, and excessive administrative burdens contribute the majority to America’s health care overspending compared to Europe, argues policy expert Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD,...
12-Mar-2018 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn’s Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences Announces Inaugural Recipient of Rising Star Award

The Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences (MINS) at the University of Pennsylvania announced that Michael R. Bruchas, PhD, the Henry E. Mallinckrodt Professor in the departments of Anesthesiology and Neuroscience at Washington University School of...
13-Mar-2018 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Precision Medicine: Access to Real-time Genetic Testing Data Impacts Prescriber Behavior following Minimally Invasive Stent Procedure

Today, in a late-breaking featured clinical research session at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2018, researchers from Penn Medicine present first-of-its-kind data on the impact of real-time CYP2C19 genotype results when...
10-Mar-2018 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Newfound Clock in Blood Brain Barrier of Fruit Flies Regulates Daily Permeability


Researchers found that the fruit fly blood brain barrier has a molecular clock that makes it more penetrable during certain hours of the day. Giving mutant flies a drug for treating seizures at night was more effective.
9-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

When Morning Sickness Becomes All Day and All Night Sickness

Many women suffer from acid reflux in early pregnancy, but it can often be confused with other early pregnancy symptoms or go undiagnosed.
9-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Early-Career Penn Medicine Biology, Neuroscience Researchers Receive Sloan Fellowships

Shinjae Chung, PhD, an assistant professor of Neuroscience, and Iain Mathieson, PhD, an assistant professor of Genetics, both from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, have been awarded highly competitive 2018 Sloan...
8-Mar-2018 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Medicare’s Bundled Payment Model for Hip and Knee Surgeries Appears to Work Better For Larger, Higher-Volume Hospitals

Medicare’s experimental mandatory bundled payment model for knee and hip replacements is more likely to yield cost savings when the surgeries are performed in larger hospitals that do more of these procedures, according to a study from the...
7-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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