Mechanical CPR, in which a device is used by Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers to deliver automated chest compressions during cardiac arrest resuscitation care, is associated with an equivalent survival rate for patients experiencing cardiac arrest outside of the hospital as manual CPR, according to new findings
Mitchell Lazar of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on visceral fat.
Rex Ahima of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on a study that revealed the impact of brisk walking on body mass indexes and waist circumference when compared to people who played sports or exercised in the gym.
When peripheral nerves are damaged and their vital synaptic paths are disrupted, they have the ability to regenerate and reestablish lost connections. But what about when a nerve is severed completely, its original route lost?
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School and Joshua Liao of the Perelman School of Medicine co-author an article addressing sudden increases in specialty drug costs.
Brain's Hippocampus Is Essential Structure for All Aspects of Recognition Memory, Penn Medicine Researchers Find
The hippocampus, a brain structure known to play a role in memory and spatial navigation, is essential to one’s ability to recognize previously encountered events, objects, or people – a phenomenon known as recognition memory – according to new research from the departments of Neurosurgery and Psychology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the Unive