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New Tool to Study Hospital Readmissions Focuses on Patient Uncertainty
To explore causes of hospital readmissions, researchers created a tool to identify and quantify a patient’s feelings of uncertainty during their initial emergency department visit.
New Tool for Studying the Causes of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Back Pain
A new mouse model could help researchers learn about the causes and mechanisms driving lower back pain linked-to invertebrate disc disease.
Improving Surgery for Pelvic Bone Cancers
Computer-aided surgery facilitates complete cancer removal for difficult pelvic tumors
Six Health Systems form Consortium to Expand Access to Clinical Trials
Six regional health systems today announced the founding of a nonprofit clinical research consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium™) – a streamlined clinical trial system that will span New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Nanoparticles for Lung Cancer Pass Next Test
Non-small cell lung cancer Nanoparticles pass the next stage of development in preclinical tests.
Reducing Odds of Hospital Readmissions with Better Transitions of Care
Patients treated for heart attack were 48 percent less likely to have a sudden return to the hospital when educated using a multi-factored discharge and follow-up program
New Targeted Therapy Schedule Could Keep Melanoma at Bay
Optimizing the timing of targeted therapies for melanoma reverses tumor growth, and resistance can be mitigated
Parkinson’s Gene Initiates Disease Outside of the Brain
The most common gene mutation associated with Parkinson’s alters cells circulating outside the brain, not within, offering a new understanding of what causes the disease.
Award Helps Advance Gastroesophogeal Cancer Immunotherapy
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson researcher awarded DeGregorio Foundation Grant
Restoring Lipid Synthesis Could Reduce Lung Fibrosis
Increasing the body’s ability to produce lipids in the lungs after damage can prevent the progression of pulmonary fibrosis in preliminary studies.