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“Christmas Berry” Plant Compound Could Fight Uveal Melanoma
A molecule derived from a type of primrose could prove to be a potent inhibitor of metastatic growth for a rare and aggressive cancer.
Days Following Thyroid Surgery are Highest for Risk of Readmission
An analysis of nationwide data shows patients with symptoms are most likely to return to the hospital within a week of their thyroid surgery, suggesting avenues for better care.
Treatment for Underdiagnosed Cause of Debilitating Chest Pain
Researchers find an effective way to treat an underdiagnosed condition that can cause heart attack and heart-attack-like symptoms.
Jefferson Announces Raise of Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour for Employees & Wage Adjustments in January 2019
This pay increase applies to all 14 hospitals, including Magee Rehab, as well as Thomas Jefferson University, and will benefit more than 1,800 current employees.
In Heart Failure, a Stronger Heart Could Spell Worse Symptoms
Patients with stronger-pumping hearts have as many physical and cognitive impairments as those with weaker hearts, suggesting the need for better treatment.
Scientists identify potential new treatment strategy for kidney cancer
Jefferson study suggests activation of the protein ISGF3 could be a novel therapeutic strategy for patients with clear cell kidney cancer.
How Melanoma Evades Targeted Therapies
New research shows how metastatic melanoma becomes resistant to a common class of targeted therapy.
Hot Brew Coffee Has Higher Levels of Antioxidants Than Cold Brew
Jefferson researchers found similar acidity in both cold- and hot-brew coffee, but higher antioxidant levels in hot coffee.
Is it Brain Infection or Cancer? A New Rapid Test Could Hold the Answer
A diagnostic test based on cytokine profile could help distinguish between infection and other diseases.