January 31, 2011
Study of antidepressant for menopausal hot flashes adds another tool to the arsenal of doctors working to help women deal with this issue.
January 28, 2011
An article by British researchers suggests keeping it cool inside your house might help you stay slim by boosting the amount of energy your body uses to keep warm.
January 27, 2011
Jefferson University Hospitals activate Hospital Command Center to coordinate and communicate during a winter weather emergency.
January 26, 2011
A Canadian study finds that HEPA filters can reduce biomarkers for cardiovasular disease and potentially provide an inexpensive means to reduce heart disease and other illnesses.
January 25, 2011
Obese and overweight children have more disrupted sleep patterns, putting them at high risk of metabolic disorders such as diabetes and high cholesterol levels.
January 24, 2011
A new analysis of 70 studies examines the link between cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis - the loss of bone mass and density.
January 21, 2011
Big breakfasts with lots of extra calories don't help you lose weight, they actually increase your energy intake which can cause you to put on extra pounds, German researchers found.
January 20, 2011
FDA warning about acetaminophen in combination prescription medications can serve as a warning to consumers about the amount of the painkiller we consume.
January 19, 2011
Hospitals like Thomas Jefferson University Hospital with high-volume practices treating patients with congestive heart failure have better outcomes.
January 18, 2011
The Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center is outfitted more like a hotel with an attached bathroom, a TV and DVD player.
January 17, 2011
If heartburn has you reaching for an antacid or even a stronger prescription medicine, it might be worth reaching for a pack of gum rather than the medicine cabinet.
January 14, 2011
Training future healthcare leaders in patient safety and quality while implementing innovative programs at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
January 14, 2011
British researchers have found that low-dose aspirin taken daily reduces the risk of cancer, particularly gastrointestinal cancers.
January 13, 2011
New study finds that colonoscopy reduced colorectal cancer risk, including on the right side.
January 12, 2011
The Society of Actuaries (SOA) estimates the obesity bill in the U.S. to be $270 billion.
January 11, 2011
A Mediterranean diet with lots of fruits, vegetables, fish, whole grains and moderate amounts of olive oil and wine or alcohol is good for your heart and mind.
January 10, 2011
Building a neighborhood based on the patient-centered medical home concept.
January 10, 2011
American diet promotes the development, growth and spread of breast cancer cells, a Jefferson study finds.
January 07, 2011
A recent study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin found the medicinal benefits of echinacea were so small that most people would not view it as worth the cost and potential side effects.
January 06, 2011
Researchers at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson found that the high fat levels of the typical American diet play a significant role in the growth and spread of prostate cancer.
January 05, 2011
Study finds young, sexually active, college-age women are more likely to get the HPV, or human papillomavirus, vaccine if they had discussed it with their mothers.
January 04, 2011
While cranberry juice won't harm you, Jaspreet Singh, DO, a urologist with Jefferson at the Navy Yard, warns patients against relying on juice or extracts when they get the symptoms commonly associated with UTIs.
January 03, 2011
During the year, The Daily Dose will be tapping experts at Jefferson to help our readers achieve their goals.