David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study that highlights a financial burden faced by families of children with autism.
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a lifelong set of developmental disorders that often demand significant resources of time and money from families.
A growing body of evidence underscores the importance of human gut bacteria in modulating human health, metabolism, and disease. Yet bacteria are only part of the story. Viruses that infect those bacteria also shape who we are. Frederic D.
OncoLink®, a free cancer information website developed by experts at the University of Pennsylvania's Abramson Cancer Center has launched a redesigned website based on the search habits and feedback from patients, caregivers and health care providers who use the site. Enhanced, interactive features provide access the most up-to-date information on cancers of all kinds, and allows users to develop personalized survivorship plans, and review the latest cancer research more easily.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine contributes his thoughts about a ‘wrongful birth’ case.
Victoria Rich of the Perelman School of Medicine and Matthew McHugh of the School of Nursing discuss the perception of nursing professionals.
A study published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience shows that the compound epothilone D (EpoD) is effective in preventing further neurological damage and improving cognitive performance in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The results establish how the drug might be used in early-stage AD patients.