Recent Research

Elderly woman holding container and different pills, closeup

Older patients with prostate, breast, or lung cancer are more likely to be hospitalized after chemotherapy if they take more than five other medicines. 

Muslim pregnant female watching video on smartphone home, expecting childbirth

Pregnant women should stay in touch with physicians via telemedicine as needed, and keep precautionary distancing measures. 

Healthcare professional medical doctor using tablet and smartphone for consult patient via online: Physician working tele-consultation: Hospital e-healthcare professionalism Digital health concept.

Telehealth is vital not just as a means of triaging patients, but also as a safe way for quarantined doctors to continue to help with relief efforts.

child poverty

Research among nursing students shows that past experience living in poverty or volunteering in impoverished communities, does not  sufficiently build empathy towards patients who experience poverty. 

Timothy Mooney on Mergers and Acquisitions

According to new analysis, banks may use advance knowledge of mergers and acquisitions to invest in rising stocks more commonly than expected. 

doctor working with medical statistics and financial reports in office

New study provides comprehensive assessment of metrics and points to key benchmarks for physician trainees considering a career in academics 

MRI of the brain stroke and cerebral artery image disease. brain x-ray image.

The advanced technology has the potential to change acute stroke treatment.

These are computer generated images called PET (positron emission tomography) of the brain. It consists of injecting a radioactive analogue of glucose, FDG (fluorodeoxyglucose) into the bloodstream; the three- dimensional images of tracer concentration within the brain are then constructed by computer computer analysis. The more metabolically active areas will retain more FDG, and consequently retain more radioation (brighter areas). It is an important tool for detecting malignant tumors such as metastasis mainly in other parts of the body. In the brain, it also has been used to detect areas of the brain that generate seizures.

The naturally occurring molecule N-acetylcysteine (NAC) shows benefit in a clinical trial for multiple sclerosis.


Jefferson researcher tells us how she is studying the ingredients in plants like turmeric that could have medicinal or healing properties

Researcher performing molecular biology experiments

New research shows that both strands of microRNA cooperate to drive growth and aggressiveness across cancer types, suggesting that these molecules may be more central in deadly cancers than previously thought. 

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