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January 15 , 2021
January 15 , 2021

An Unexpected and Novel Target for Prostate Cancer — Our Biological Clock

Researchers find that CRY-1, a regulator of circadian rhythms, promotes tumor progression by altering DNA repair.
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December 15 , 2020
December 15 , 2020

First-in-Human Clinical Trial Shows Microbubbles May Improve Effectiveness of Radiation Therapy in Patients with Liver Cancer

Bursting gas-filled microbubbles using ultrasound waves sensitizes tumors to targeted radiation, reducing tumor growth and improving overall survival after treatment
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December 10 , 2020
December 10 , 2020

Predicting Heart Disease from the Skin

Jefferson researchers find that the genetic underpinnings of a skin disorder at birth indicate future heart problems.
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December 03 , 2020
December 03 , 2020

Jefferson Health and PHL Launch Airport COVID-19 Testing Site

Starting Friday, December 4, the program will operate from the PHL Terminal E Departures building, and will provide passengers with the confidence they need to travel safely and conscientiously between destinations.
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December 01 , 2020
December 01 , 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.
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November 19 , 2020
November 19 , 2020

Jefferson Health Joins Top U.S. Hospitals to Encourage Everyone to #MaskUp

Growing numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths are troubling; face masks can slow the trend.
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November 12 , 2020
November 12 , 2020

Jefferson Health Named Finalist in CMS Artificial Intelligence Health Outcomes Challenge

As the only finalist in Philadelphia, and one of three hospital systems among the 7 candidates left, the Jefferson team now competes for a $1 million prize to use artificial intelligence (AI) in improving healthcare outcomes.
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November 06 , 2020
November 06 , 2020

Jefferson Health Adds COVID-19 Testing Site in Southwest Philadelphia

Second location for community testing opens at Richard Allan Preparatory Charter School.
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November 02 , 2020
November 02 , 2020

Combo-Drug Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes Remains Effective After Two Years

Patients whose Type 2 diabetes is not controlled with metformin can benefit long-term from a two-drug combination treatment that also reduces weight.
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October 29 , 2020
October 29 , 2020

Racial Disparities in Treatment for Common Lung Cancer Persist Despite Gains

African American patients with lung cancer are still less likely to receive the most effective treatment for a common type of early stage lung cancer.
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