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Latest Penn State College of Medicine Stories

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2011-08-08 08:35:00

That first cigarette of the morning may be the most dangerous one you have all day.

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2011-05-17 06:05:00

Children who are obese, asthmatic, anxious or depressed are more likely to experience excessive daytime sleepiness.

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2011-05-02 07:06:08

Experimental research in bisphenol A, (BPA) suggests that prenatal BPA exposure causes asthma in mice.

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2010-04-12 13:18:11

Exposure to an increased level of air pollutants, especially nitrogen dioxide, has been associated with lower likelihoods of successful pregnancy among women undergoing in vitro fertilization, according to a team of fertility researchers.

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2009-12-03 12:20:00

New research has shown that people who look forward to smoking a cigarette upon waking up may be at an increased risk of developing lung disease.

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2009-06-15 14:10:00

Experts in sleep studies presented evidence that showed poor quality sleep - whether from insomnia, sleep fragmentation, or nightmares - is associated with increased risk of death.

2009-06-02 11:23:28

Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine, working with biochemists, geneticists and clinicians at the University of Bern, Switzerland and in the United Kingdom, have discovered an enzyme that has a key role in inflammatory bowel disease

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2005-06-21 15:40:04

A common virus that is harmless to people can destroy cancerous cells in the body and might be developed into a new cancer therapy, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.