Research

Mental Health

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For depression sufferers, researchers may have discovered shortcut for finding right medication

HIV

Vaccines

Penn researcher granted $16.3 million toward HIV vaccine development

Politics

Health Overhaul Disease Prevention

GOP health bill would cut CDC's $1B disease fighting fund

Research

Wawa

Website finds Wawa isn't Pennsylvania's favorite convenience store

Research

Neanderthal Dinner

Caveman diet: Woolly rhino in Belgium, mushrooms in Spain

Research

Hot Freaky February

Climate scientist: Expect warm Februarys to occur more frequently in future

Politics

Gerrymandering Pennsylvania

Study: Math proves Pennsylvania's congressional districts 'almost certainly' gerrymandered

Study

Brain

Drexel researchers devise headband to measure social brain activity

Medicine

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Penn expert: Reduce radiation treatment by half for men with prostate cancer

Studies

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Penn researchers find possible link between father's cocaine use, sons' memory problems

Aging

Elderly Hands

How fat could lead to more effective anti-aging treatments

Universities

Villanova University

Villanova opens new Center for History in the Public Interest

Zika Virus

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Penn-led Zika vaccine candidate shows long-lasting protection with one dose

Urbanization

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$12M grant propels Drexel study on health and environmental impacts of urbanization

Hospitals

Jefferson Hospital

Jefferson launches new integrative health institute

Grants

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Penn Medicine awarded $12 million federal grant for pancreas research

Mental Health

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Untangling anxiety symptoms in children with autism

NEA

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Drexel to get $150K grant to research impact of arts on long-term stress

Medicine

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Jefferson lands $3 million donation for medical marijuana research center

Treatments

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Drexel researchers awarded $3 million to test innovative gadget that heals chronic wounds

Legislation

Penn staffer's map shows few legal locations for Philly's future marijuana dispensaries

Higher Education

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Temple leads $20M project with U.S. Army to study brain injury, develop new materials

Cancer Research

Napster founder to visit Penn for Philly launch of cancer-curing initiative he funded with $250 million

Medical Marijuana

Temple partnering with Jefferson to study effects of medical marijuana

Health Care

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Effort created to reduce health disparities in North Philadelphia

Surveys

Poll: Philadelphians identify public safety as biggest concern

Surveys

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Poll: Philadelphians back soda tax, think city headed in right direction

Studies

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CHOP researchers identify gene linked to childhood ear infections

Autism

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For autism research, Drexel team says step aside, Tooth Fairy

Hospitals

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

CHOP unveils $50 million effort for pediatric genetics research

CHOP

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Eagles Charitable Foundation donates $1 million to CHOP for autism research

Cancer

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Drexel study: Music can lessen anxiety, reduce pain in cancer patients

Military

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U.S. Air Force wants Drexel to help plasma bomb the skies

Real Estate

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Drexel study: Now is a 'helluva time to sell' your home in Philadelphia

Research

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Penn Alzheimer's Disease Center gets $8.8 million in NIH renewal funding

Demographics

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Philly scholars await city's first federal statistical research center

Medical

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Penn researchers create placenta-on-a-chip to study preterm birth

Research

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Philadelphia consortium awarded $23 million for landmark HIV cure research

Business

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Thomson Reuters to sell Philly IP & Science division for $3.55 billion

Drugs

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia to participate in program to fight opioid crisis

HIV

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Promising Penn study refines animal model for HIV vaccine development

Research

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Rowan researchers think they've developed foolproof method to detect early Alzheimer's

Sex

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Gay and lesbian sex has doubled since 1990, Widener researcher finds

Medical Marijuana

Jefferson University forms medical marijuana education, research center

Gentrification

Philly Beer Week

The real reason why Millennials, Gen Xers are flocking to cities

Malaria

The death-knell of malaria parasites: too much cholesterol

Education

Drinking

Alcohol education doesn't work on frat bros, study finds