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No Canine Rabies, No Canine Babies: Smaller Exposure Risks to Both Children and Adults
Thomas Jefferson University Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development.
Racial Difference in Blood Clotting Warrants a Closer Look at Heart Attack Medications
Thomas Jefferson University researchers have discovered that the formation of blood clots follows a different molecular route in African Americans versus European Americans, providing a...
Susan Shamimi-Noori, MD Appointed Assistant Professor of Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University
Susan Shamimi-Noori, MD, an interventional radiologist, has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University and a practicing...
Hollywood Films Increase Medical Students' Empathy Toward Patients; Greater Empathy Linked to Better Patient Health
Medical students can be taught to be more empathetic toward patients by viewing and discussing scenes from movies that illuminate the patient's perspective, according...
Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center Opens at the Philadelphia Navy Yard
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute and Wills Eye Hospital have collaborated to establish the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center (J.C.C.C.) at...
Jefferson Recognized for Expertise in Hypertension Care
Named one of only five Complex Hypertension Centers in the U.S. by the American Society of Hypertension (ASH).
New Program Makes Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions Easier
When the pros and cons of prostate cancer treatment are spelled out using an online interactive program developed by Thomas Jefferson University researchers, more patients choose active...
Doubling up on Advanced Prostate Cancer with PARP-1 Inhibitors
Targeting dual roles of PAPR-1 may slow cancer growth and progression, Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center researchers say.
3D Images Generated from PET/CT Scans Help Surgeons Envision Tumors
Researchers at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia have developed a hologram-like display of a patient's organs that surgeons can use to plan surgery. This approach uses...
Does Good Cholesterol Increase Breast Cancer Risk?
A protein receptor for the "good cholesterol," HDL, may help make breast cancer more aggressive and offer a new target for treating the disease.