From the Experts
Research & Innovation
December 21, 2020
Rock-a-bye Fly: Why Vibrations Lead to Sleepiness
Researchers discover that gentle vibration can induce sleep in flies through a simple form of learning.
December 17, 2020
Microbubble Therapy Offers Hope to Patients with Liver Cancer
A first-in-human clinical trial shows that microbubbles enhances the effectiveness of radiation, reducing tumor growth and improving patient survival.
December 15, 2020
The Top Ten Health Nexus Articles in 2020
As we near the end of this unprecedented year, here is a look back on our most popular stories of the year.
December 14, 2020
How to Keep Strong While Recovering from COVID-19 at Home
COVID patients can lose muscle mass quickly while staying in bed. Experts demonstrate safe and effective ways to keep muscles and joints flexible and strong throughout recovery.
December 9, 2020
Shedding Light on the Experiences Transgender and Non-Binary Patients Face in the Doctor’s Office
Amplifying Voices: A collaborative research team works with the transgender community to gather perspectives on barriers to care, unique health needs, and discrimination.
November 3, 2020
How to Get Intimacy Back after Cancer Treatment
Research shows women are less likely to hear how cancer treatments might impact their sexual health. Experts weigh in on how women can explore these questions with their doctors and partners.
October 7, 2020
COVID-19 Creates Problems, Research Supplies Solutions
Applied research, a discipline which uses inquiry-aided design, has helped Jefferson faculty and students come up with solutions to surprising issues created by the pandemic.
October 7, 2020
What Medicaid Expansion Has Meant for Mental Health during COVID-19
Researchers reflect on the impact the Affordable Care Act has had on opening up access to mental health services.
October 1, 2020
Not All Patients Are Offered the Same Effective Breast Cancer Treatment
Socioeconomic status and race could play a role in treatment decisions, according to new research.
August 3, 2020
Learning from Women with Opioid Use Disorder
Understanding trauma women experienced as children can inform better care for moms struggling with opioid use disorder.
April 16, 2020
Life Extended After A Dire Diagnosis
A dad’s diagnosis of uveal melanoma wouldn’t keep him from his daughter’s wedding day.