Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School contributes an op-ed on wasteful spending on medical billing.
Nehal Mehta of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the damaged caused by transient ischemic attacks.
Tales from the Crypt: Penn Study on Gut Cell Regeneration Reconciles Long-Standing Research Controversy
PHILADELPHIA - The lining of the intestine regenerates itself every few days as compared to say red blood cells that turn over every four months. The cells that help to absorb food and liquid that humans consume are constantly being produced. The various cell types that do this come from stem cells that reside deep in the inner recesses of the accordion-like folds of the intestines, called villi and crypts.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted.
Ferdinando Mirarchi of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Most patients and families are concerned with quality of life.”
Ross Koppel of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a report about digitizing health records.
Sunil Singhal of the Perelman School of Medicine and David Holt of the School of Veterinary Medicine discuss new technology used for cancer research.