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Spread the Science, Not the Virus
Public health researchers at Jefferson recommend ways to avoid misinformation during the COVID19 pandemic, like seeking out trusted sources, local updates, and cross-checked information.
The Biology of Coronavirus Preventative Measures
Why do we take preventative measures during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic?
Turning to Telemedicine in the Wake of Coronavirus
Jefferson’s Dr. Aditi Joshi shares some tips for how to use telemedicine effectively, keeping yourself and your community safe.
Gender Equity in Medicine – Have We Made Strides?
How inequities such as salary gaps and more subtle professional slights lead to the “invisibility” of mid-career women in academic medicine.
Life-Saving Drugs on Craigslist
Research shows a market for the sale of essential medications for asthma and diabetes, typically at lower prices on a popular online market-place.
Sleep Could Be the Missing Link in Certain Types of Dementia
In patients with dementia, a sleep deficits may link accumulation of beta-amyloid in the brain to cognitive impairment.
Summoning the Troops
to Attack Colon Cancer
Creating a promising cancer vaccine from scratch is a multigenerational effort.
Are Cholesterol Lowering Medications Right for Older Adults?
While useful for many patients, statins may not be the right choice for seniors.
Can I Get a Stroke, Even if I’m Young and Healthy?
Five things you thought you knew about stroke.
Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict Risk of Thyroid Cancer on Ultrasound
Animated video shows how machine learning could predict risk of malignancy in thyroid nodules.
Microbubbles Could Make Breast Cancer More Susceptible to Radiation Therapy
Bursting oxygen-filled microbubbles could make breast tumors three times more sensitive to radiation therapy in preliminary tests.