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2013-05-20 23:04:44

Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc., a leader in adult allogeneic stem cell manufacturing, research and development, announced today that Robert L. Wilensky, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of Interventional Cardiology Research at the University of Pennsylvania has agreed to join the Scientific and Medical Advisory Board for Stemedica´s Cardiology Division. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc., a leader in adult allogeneic stem cell manufacturing,...

2013-04-30 23:02:15

Win by Wharton Computing & MBA for Executives program highlights its success enhancing teaching through technology. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that its Wharton Executive MBA iPad initiative has been named an Apple Distinguished Program for 2012-2013, recognizing Wharton's “iPad Project” which leverages iPad to complement and support the learning experiences of students. The Apple...

2013-03-27 12:57:58

Certified Primary Stroke Centers are three times more likely to administer clot-busting treatment for strokes than non-certified centers, reports a new study by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, looked at a wide sample of hospitals across the United States, and provides insight into practice across the US health care system as experts examine ways to increase the use of this...

Obesity Study Looks At Brown Fat Cells
2013-03-15 06:11:35

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Many of us don't know the difference between brown fat cells and white fat cells. But researchers at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, led by Patrick Seale, Ph.D., are looking at brown fat cells to better understand how they develop. The researchers believe that the brown fat cell makes heat for the body, which has helped mammals cope with the cold. New theories say the warmth generated in brown fat...

2013-02-12 17:09:19

A new study from researchers at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania reports that endoluminal (endoscopic) therapies, combining resection and ablation techniques, for patients with Barrett's esophagus and high-grade dysplasia or early mucosal cancer have a high success rate, with durable results and a low risk of complications. The researchers noted that endoscopic surveillance after successful eradication is required. The study appears in the February issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal...

Study Questions Aspirin Resistance
2012-12-06 11:59:46

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One out of 5 U.S. adults take aspirin on a daily basis. With this in mind, scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) set out to study “aspirin resistance” and discovered that resistance to low-dose aspirin therapy is not all that common. Experts say this calls into question the common practice of using blood and urine screens to test for aspirin...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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