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Hindering melanoma metastasis with an FDA-approved drug A drug approved by the FDA 65 years ago for blood pressure control may aid in preventing cancer from spreading to distant organs. New research led by the University of Pennsylvania's Serge Fuchs revealed that this drug disupted formation of a fertile envi
EurekAlert! | Jan 14, 2019 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Does opioid use in pets create higher risk for abuse in humans? The increase in opioid prescriptions for people over the past decade may have been paralleled by an increase in opioid prescriptions for pets, according to a study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine and the Sc
EurekAlert! | Jan 11, 2019 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Using genetics of human fat cells to predict response to anti-diabetes drugs In a new study published in Cell Stem Cell, a team of researchers from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, have demonstrated--using fat cells derived from human stem cells -- that individual genetic variation can be used to pred
EurekAlert! | Jan 10, 2019 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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To the editor: Campaign finance reform deserves support Dissatisfaction with big money in elections and governance is rising for Americans of all political parties. In a national survey commissioned by the George W. Bush Institute, the University of Pennsylvania’s Biden Center and Freedom House, more tha
ToledoBlade.com | Jan 6, 2019 11:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Toledo, Ohio
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Cal U to develop research hop yard for beer California University of Pennsylvania will experiment with creating a sustainable hops crop for local breweries.
HeraldStandard.com | Jan 3, 2019 05:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Study details poverty, lack of health insurance among female health care workers A study carried out by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania finds that low wages and poor benefits leave many female health care workers living below the poverty line.
EurekAlert! | Jan 2, 2019 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Toledo men roll over Penn for 10th straight win In a Saturday matinee game against the University of Pennsylvania at Savage Arena, University of Toledo coach Tod Kowalczyk said looking at the opposing bench was a bit like staring at his own program.
ToledoBlade.com | Dec 29, 2018 10:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Toledo, Ohio
End-of-life care quality remains a problem -- nurses may be a solution A new study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing's Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research (CHOPR) describes the quality of end of life care in nearly 500 US hospitals, utilizing nearly 13,000 bedside nurses as informants of qualit
EurekAlert! | Dec 17, 2018 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Theyre not fact-checking: How lies on college applications slip through Sally Goebel was working in admissions at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania when an applicant submitted a moving essay about his mothers death. He was admitted. Just before school began, someone from the university called his home and a
The Seattle Times | Dec 16, 2018 8:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
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Stethoscopes are loaded with bacteria, study shows A new study conducted by a professor at the University of Pennsylvania analyzed the DNA found on stethoscopes in an intensive care unit.
7online.com | Dec 14, 2018 3:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York