University of Pennsylvania

Hospital nurses dissatisfied with health benefits

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found that nearly 41 per cent of nurses working in American hospitals and health-care settings were dissatisfied with their health-care benefits. The figure is more than ...

Feb 14, 2011
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Brain structure assists in immune response (Video)

For the first time, a team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine have imaged in real time the body's immune response to a parasitic infection in the brain.

Jan 28, 2009
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Researchers identify natural tumor suppressor

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have identified a key step in the formation – and suppression – of esophageal cancers and perhaps carcinomas of the breast, head, and neck. By studying ...

Sep 09, 2008
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The geography of violence

At this year's meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Douglas J. Wiebe, PhD, assistant professor of Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine will present portions of an ...

Feb 22, 2010
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