News Archive from November 2012
November 26, 2012
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals has named Richard Webster, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, its next Chief Operating Officer (COO).
November 21, 2012
Take off those Thanksgiving pounds with a week at a spa retreat. A new study shows that not only are they relaxing and nourishing, but they are safe and a week-long spa stay can correspond with marked changes in our physical and emotional well-being.
November 20, 2012
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil analyzed the cerebral blood flow (CBF) of Brazilian mediums during the practice of psychography, described as a form of writing whereby a deceased person or spirit is believed to write through the medium’s hand.
November 15, 2012
Research from the Rothman Institute at Jefferson has shown aspirin to be just as effective as warfarin in preventing clots, specifically pulmonary emboli, life-threatening blood clots that can develop in the arteries of the lungs following joint replacement surgery.
Featured in the Media
Featured November 26, 2012
Dr. Andrew Newberg's latest research published in PLOS ONE studies what goes on in the brain of mediums while they are dictating messages during a trance.
Featured November 19, 2012
Dr. Barbara Campling, medical oncologist at Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center, talks about the latest CDC report on smoking rates.
Featured November 16, 2012
Dr. Kathleen Squires discusses the development of new drugs to fight Hepatitis C.
Featured November 08, 2012
A new study led by Jefferson cardiac electrophysiologist Dr. Behzad Pavri reveals that the reuse of ICDs may help patients in developing countries.
Featured November 05, 2012
Dr. Scott Waldman received a $1.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study the links between colon cancer, the hormone GCC and obesity.