August 31, 2012
Here are some heart healthy, diabetes friendly, gluten free recipes to help you enjoy the long Labor Day weekend outdoors with barbeque.
August 30, 2012
A teenager with an extremely rare disease, fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva known as FOP that causes fibrous tissue to turn to bone came to Jefferson for dental care.
August 29, 2012
It's one thing to know what you should do to control diabetes and altogether another thing to actually do it, but Jefferson can help with realistic solutions that may help you.
August 28, 2012
Fitness in middle-age reduces risk of developing chronic illnesses such as heart disease, stroke and cancer as you age, according to a study recently published online in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
August 27, 2012
Head and neck specialists at Jefferson utilize leading-edge technology to remove painful salivary stones with a minimally invasive procedure that avoids major surgery, scars and preserves the glands.
August 24, 2012
The Mindfulness Instititute of the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine is the Philadelphia region's leading provider of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programs that research has shown can lower distress and increase vitality and well-being.
August 23, 2012
When it comes to treating blocked coronary arteries, Jefferson offers more minimally invasive alternatives to surgery than any other hospital in the Delaware Valley.
August 22, 2012
Research published in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine recently suggests that children are more likely to choose healthier food when that it is associated with popular cartoon characters.
August 21, 2012
Some women struggling with unexplained fertility problems could have undiagnosed celiac disease. Celiac disease may occur in 1 to 8 percent of women with unexplained infertility.
August 20, 2012
Former professional football player Chris Draft brought his campaign to raise lung cancer awareness and increase research funding for the disease to the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson.
August 17, 2012
Text messaging has given rise to achy thumbs, hands and wrists and helped to make carpal tunnel syndrome and "BlackBerry Thumb" two of the most common ailments seen by the orthopedic specialists of The Philadelphia Hand Center at Jefferson.
August 16, 2012
A new device for non-surgical treatment of single-sided hearing loss enables young Pennsylvania woman to hear through her right ear for the first time in her life.
August 15, 2012
Technological advances have been a boon to people with end-stage heart failure, enabling treatments other than heart transplants, says Jefferson cardiologist Paul J. Mather, MD, FACC, FACP.
August 14, 2012
We all have memory lapses; in the August 2012 issue of Keep in Touch with Jefferson Dr. Mijail Serruya provides tips to help your memory and attention.
August 13, 2012
From bench to bedside is a phrase you hear in medical science, follow the path of basic scientific research from the labs at Jefferson’s Kimmel Cancer Center to a clinical trial for of women being treated for triple negative breast cancer in at Jefferson University Hospitals.
August 10, 2012
It’s important, particularly for weekend warrior athletes to ease into sports in order to avoid injuries, says orthopedic surgeon Michael G. Ciccotti, MD, director of the Jefferson Sports Medicine Center.
August 09, 2012
A new first-of-its-kind device allows Jefferson physicians to monitor critically ill patients’ complete cardiac function in real time without the need to transport them from their hospital rooms.
August 08, 2012
Meet 12 of Jefferson University Hospitals top physicians from various medical specialties and learn why they are docs that rock.
August 07, 2012
Losing weight can be a huge challenge, but often maintaining your new healthy weight is as big a hurdle, the weight management experts at Jefferson have suggestions that could help.
August 06, 2012
Jefferson's Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program serves as a tertiary care center for the Philadelphia region's most complex and challenging cases of chronic neurological disease.
August 03, 2012
Jefferson's Department of Urology is one of the oldest and among the largest in the nation with internationally recognized experts in all major fields of urology, including prostate health and cancer.
August 01, 2012
Jefferson’s Trauma Center emphasizes a team approach – with trauma surgeons, orthopedists, physiatrists and neurosurgeons working closely as a Trauma team to help provide multidisciplinary care to patients with major injuries.