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people with obesity exercising

Pairing bariatric surgery with LVAD heart surgery may be an effective bridge to heart transplant for obese patients.

A disabled child in a wheelchair being cared for by a nurse in the bathroom.

Adolescents and young women with disabilities can stop periods and get relief from distressing menstrual symptoms with IUDs, in the largest study in this population to date.

Little Baby Twins Feet in parents hands. Parenthood, family, twins, children and love concept.

New evidence upturns long-held medical practice, showing the efficacy of an intervention to prevent premature labor and miscarriage for mothers carrying twins.

Asian doctor and an assistant in the operating room for surgical venous vascular surgery clinic in hospital.

Black patients with esophageal cancer are less likely to receive life-saving surgery for early-stage disease than white patients.


What lessons can we learn from art therapists in times of high uncertainty and stress.

Cameraman shooting crowd

When deficit-focused reporting fails to tell the full stories of communities of color, newsroom ethics are eroded. 

DNA Strand Artwork. Digital modern painting

What it means for men and their families

Transfusion of human plasma.

Clinical researchers are getting trials to patients with COVID-19 faster than ever. Here are the latest Jefferson trials testing potential COVID-19 therapies.

Catheterization. Cardiac ventriculography is a medical imaging test used to determine a patient cardiac function in the right or left ventricle

Preliminary observations suggest a high incidence of COVID-19 in stroke patients, including younger patients who were otherwise healthy. 


A new study finds that restoring the protein SV2 in a genetic form of ALS can correct abnormalities in transmission and even prevent cells from dying, providing a new target for future therapies. 

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