Melissa Gartenberg Livney of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on caregivers severely neglecting their own health.
Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine and his research team discuss their unique genetic therapy that has “tamed terminal leukemia in seven out of the first 10 patients” and its risks.
Edward Cantu of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for successfully performing the first “ex vivo lung perfusion” transplantation in the Philadelphia region.
Cindy Christian of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the Pennsylvania Task Force onChild Protection.
PHILADELPHIA — Periodontitis, a form of chronic gum disease that affects nearly half of the U.S. adult population, results when the bacterial community in the mouth becomes unbalanced, leading to inflammation and eventually bone loss. In its most severe form, which affects 8.5 percent of U.S. adults, periodontitis can impact systemic health.