PHILADELPHIA — "You are what you eat" is familiar enough, but how deep do the implications go? An interdisciplinary group of investigators from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have found an association between long-term dietary patterns and the bacteria of the human gut.
John Hirshfeld of the Perelman School of Medicine believes that AED failures are under-reported.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a case of a woman challenging abortion laws.
PHILADELPHIA — A new study by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania shows that declines in hearing ability may accelerate gray mater atrophy in auditory areas of the brain and increase the listening effort necessary for older adults to successfully comprehend speech.
PHILADELPHIA — A sideline visual test effectively detected concussions in collegiate athletes, according to a team of researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Concussed athletes scored an average of 5.9 seconds slower (worse) than the best baseline scores in healthy controls on the timed test, in which athletes read a series of numbers on cards and are scored on time and accuracy.
President Amy Gutmann, chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, discusses the commission’s report on a 1940s syphilis study in Guatemala; Anita Allen of the Law School is also quoted.