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October 11 , 2018

Lassa Fever Vaccine Shows Promise and Reveals New Test for Immunity

October 11 , 2018
A new Lassa fever and rabies vaccine shows lasting immunity and suggests a new way to test for protection.
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October 09 , 2018

Seizures Begin with a Muffle

October 09 , 2018
Contrary to long-held assumptions, researchers find that some seizures start after a burst from neurons that inhibit brain activity.
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September 25 , 2018

Combination Therapy of Prostatectomy Plus Radiotherapy May Improve Survival in Patients with Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer

September 25 , 2018
A comparison of two of the most common combination therapies for locally advanced prostate cancer show the more aggressive option is linked with a higher rate of survival.
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April 20 , 2018

What Patients Really Want to Know About Medical Marijuana

April 20 , 2018
There are many outlets that offer information about medical marijuana, but here are answers to some things that patients really want to know about the medicinal treatment.
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April 19 , 2018

Diabetes Prevention Programs Give Patients New Tools in the Fight Against the Disease

April 19 , 2018
Nurse practitioner Neva White explains how the Jefferson diabetes programs are helping to prevent prediabetes from progressing, and helping diabetics manage and live healthier lives with their disease.
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March 18 , 2018

How Old is Too Old For an Egg?

March 18 , 2018
Jefferson psychologist Dr. Braverman, says there is a double standard when asking the question, "how old is too old to have a baby?"
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