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February

March 2, 2015

Penn Study Has Implications for Understanding Genesis of Emerging Diseases

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March 2, 2015

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February 26, 2015

Those who experienced violence significantly more likely to suffer from PTSD and alcohol-related disorders

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February 23, 2015

Results of Phase III Clinical Study of Advanced Kidney Cancer Patients after Surgery Revealed No Survival Benefit for Sunitinib, Sorafenib

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February 20, 2015

Targeted Therapy Drug Recently Approved by FDA for Use in Newly Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients

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February 19, 2015

Study Following Large Cohort of Children for Ten Years Part of Post-Marketing Requirement

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February 18, 2015

Preclinical Study Results Pave the Way for Newly Opened Clinical Trial of Immune Cells Engineered to Attack Protein Found on Tumors in 30 Percent of Patients with Glioblastoma

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February 16, 2015

Therapists' Knowledge and Attitude Found to Predict Use of Less Effective Techniques

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February 13, 2015

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February 12, 2015

Study of Cancer Patients Dispels Common Assumptions about Demands for Tests and Treatments

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February 11, 2015

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February 11, 2015

Future research proposed to link biomarkers with metabolic disorders associated with sleep loss

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February 10, 2015

Penn Medicine is the First in the Region to Reach this Milestone

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February 10, 2015

JAMA Paper Among the First to Compare Smartphone App vs. Wearable Device Accuracy

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February 9, 2015

Measuring biomarkers with currently available blood test may help better stratify patients, guide future research and treatments before HIV treatment begins

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February 3, 2015

For first time, researchers will investigate PD-1 after definitive therapy in group of lung cancer patients

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February 3, 2015

First month-by-month, multi-decade national analysis of suicide in Greece shows ties to economic woes

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February 3, 2015

Penn Medicine, American Cancer Society and Univision Partner to Provide Life-Saving Screenings

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January

January 30, 2015

Holds promise for patients with loss of peripheral nerve function after surgery, traumatic injury or military injury

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January 30, 2015

New 5-year contract supports the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in its efforts to disseminate scientific research of important healthcare topics

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January 29, 2015

Henry A. Jordan M'62 Medical Education Center is Among First in Nation to Fully Integrate Education Facilities with Clinical and Research Space

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January 28, 2015

New Findings are Among the First to Document Long-Term Sleep Patterns in Pre- and Post-Menopausal Women

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January 26, 2015

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January 22, 2015

Futuristic Center for Critically Ill and Injured Patients Paves the Way for the Relocation of Penn Medicine's Level I Trauma Center

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January 22, 2015

Implications for new therapies for brain disorders involving misfolded proteins

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January 22, 2015

First Evaluation of Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Primary Care Fee Bump Shows Correlation Between Higher Reimbursement and Increased Appointment Availability

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January 22, 2015

The Honor Recognizes 25 Organizations That Utilize Digital Technologies to Achieve Highly Significant Innovation or Transformation

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January 21, 2015

Penn Medicine Findings Come as Professional Societies Call for More Personalized Approach to Treating Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma

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January 20, 2015

JAMA Viewpoint Characterizes Current Model for Treating Mentally Ill as "Ethically Unacceptable and Financially Costly"

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January 20, 2015

Findings hold potential for development of first new anesthetics in 40 years

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January 20, 2015

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January 15, 2015

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January 14, 2015

New Technique Allows More IVC Filters to be Removed

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January 14, 2015

Grant funds diabetes drug development

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January 14, 2015

Findings suggest that oxygen may promote the disease in both smokers and non-smokers

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January 13, 2015

Focusing on structural changes in addition to individual clinical outcomes would bring greater gains

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January 12, 2015

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January 12, 2015

Researchers found that "normal" metabolizers had better quit rates with varenicline versus the nicotine patch

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January 8, 2015

JAMA Viewpoint Suggests Strategies to Achieve Meaningful Behavior Change

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January 6, 2015

Many men with prostate cancer in United States not receiving life-saving radiation treatment

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January 5, 2015

Amending Label Could Open up Drug to a Million more Patients, Penn Study Says

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