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Kidney transplants from diabetic donors will save more lives, sooner In a study published today in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, have found that the best chance of survival, for older patients, those who live i
EurekAlert! | May 25, 2017 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Penn Medicine researchers identify brain network organization changes In a new study, published this week in Current Biology, a team of University of Pennsylvania researchers report newly mapped changes in the network organization of the brain that underlie those improvements in executive function. The findings could provid
EurekAlert! | May 25, 2017 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Two types of empathy elicit different health effects, Penn psychologist shows Research led by a University of Pennsylvania psychologist finds that our bodies respond differently depending on the perspective we take when helping someone who is suffering. Stepping into the perspective of the suffering person leads to a health-threate
EurekAlert! | May 24, 2017 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Duke joins concussion research funded by Microsoft co-founder's foundation Duke University has joined a team led by the University of Pennsylvania along with Columbia University on new concussion research funded by a $9.25 million grant from The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates. Re
Triangle Business Journal | May 23, 2017 9:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina
Duke joins concussion research funded by $9M from Paul Allen Foundation Duke University has joined a team led by the University of Pennsylvania and including Columbia University on new concussion research funded by a $9.25 million grant from The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. There is a surprising lack of basic research on
bizjournals.com | May 23, 2017 2:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Penn gets $9.25M grant for research on concussions PHILADELPHIA (AP) The foundation started by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has given a $9.25 million grant to the University of Pennsylvania for concussion research. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/2rIJ9Vr ) the research will study what
The Seattle Times | May 22, 2017 3:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
Hempfield takes top honors at national robotics competition A Hempfield Area High School-built robot took first place in a national competition over the weekend at California University of Pennsylvania, beating a Carnegie Mellon ...
PittsburghLive.com | May 22, 2017 12:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Insomnia Cookies Satisfies Late- Night Sweet Cravings Insomnia Cookies Satisfies Late- Night Sweet CravingsBy SHEILA JULSONInsomnia Cookies was founded in a college dorm room in 2003 at the University of Pennsylvania, by then student, Seth Berkowitz. The business concept was born out of Berkowitzs dislike of
Shepherd-Express | May 18, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Small over-prescription of opioids increases risk of abuse: Study Research from the University of Pennsylvania shows that over-prescribing of even small amounts of opioids for minor injuries can increase risk of long-term use.
United Press International | May 17, 2017 7:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Penn study: Friendship group influences dating violence risk for early-maturing girls A new study led by the University of Pennsylvania's Sara R. Jaffee has found that early-maturing girls are more likely to be the victim of abuse from a dating partner if their friend group contains more boys.
EurekAlert! | May 17, 2017 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend