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Women's Health

For women with infertility, baby boy born through Penn's uterus transplant program is a symbol of hope

Penn Uterus Transplant

Mental Health

Penn study shows the psychological toll that gun violence exposure has on children

Gun violence Mental health

Prevention

Pfizer, Moderna vaccines still effective in people with MS despite diminished antibody response

COVID-19 Vaccines MS

Prevention

Penn researchers awarded $3 million Breakthrough Prize for developing mRNA technology used by COVID-19 vaccines

Penn Breakthrough Prize

Health News

Penn Medicine, Wharton School initiative seeks to improve health of lower-income Philly residents

Penn Medicine Wharton School Fund for Health

Prevention

As COVID-19 booster shots near, Penn immunologist explains why he hates the term 'breakthrough infection'

Vaccine Wherry Breakthrough

Illness

Controlling cholesterol may be key to treating a common kidney cancer

Kidney Cancer Cholesterol

Health News

Penn Medicine hospitals climb higher on the U.S. News & World Report rankings

U.S. News best hospitals

Health News

Penn Medicine to lead study of heart disease, cancer in minority communities

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Health News

Fauci speaks at Penn Medicine event, addresses youth mental health and COVID-19 vaccines

Anthony Fauci, Penn Medicine

Illness

Black people die of COVID-19 at higher rates because they lack access to quality hospitals, Penn study finds

COVID-19 Death Rate

Women's Health

Black women do not face greater genetic risk of breast cancer, Penn study finds

Racial disparities breast cancer

Adult Health

Penn Medicine develops an 'electronic nose' to sniff out cancer

Penn Medicine 'electronic nose'

Health Stories

Lung transplants saving severe COVID-19 patients on death's doorstep

Penn Lung Transplant 2

Health News

Rapid COVID-19 test developed at Penn uses electrodes to identify positive cases

RAPID Penn COVID-19 Test

Health Stories

Competitive dancer waltzes her way back onto the dance floor after nerve surgery

Gail Cohen Penn Nerve Center

Health Stories

Penn doctor raises $500,000 for Indian hospitals battling COVID-19 surge

India Covid-19 shortage

Mental Health

Providing exposure therapy to PTSD patients is one of the latest ways VR is being used in health care

Virtual Reality Treatment For PTSD

Prevention

One vaccine dose may be enough for people who had COVID-19, Penn scientists say

Penn Vaccine Study mRNA

Adult Health

Barriers to specialty care may be causing disparities in use of diabetes drug, Penn study finds

Diabetes drugs

Women's Health

Racial disparities still persist in genetic testing for BRCA-related breast cancer

Carlette Burton Breast Cancer

Illness

New Penn Nerve Center assembles interdisciplinary team to treat challenging disorders

Penn Nerve Center

Illness

Cancer drugs show promise in blocking hormones that fuel COVID-19 progression

COVID-19 Androgen Hormones

Adult Health

A single head injury can increase the risk of dementia, Penn study finds

Head injuries dementia

Health News

Newsweek ranks Penn Presbyterian, HUP among best hospitals in world

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Children's Health

The immune response to MIS-C may hold clues to improving COVID-19 treatments, Philly researchers say

MIS-C immune system

Mental Health

Escapist TV can relieve stress, but it can easily become problematic

Escapist TV and Mental Health

Addiction

Financial incentives improve hospital care for patients with opioid addictions, Penn study finds

Hospitals Opioid Treatment

Health News

Former FDA head Stephen Hahn joins board of Philly therapeutics company

FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn

Art

Renowned artist Maya Lin to install sculpture at new Penn Pavilion

Maya Lin Penn Medicine

Illness

Even when in remission, cancer can put you at higher risk for severe COVID-19

Cancer Remission COVID-19

Opioids

Opioid overdoses are killing more Black Philadelphians, but fewer white residents

Philly Black Opioid Deaths

Illness

Outcomes improving for critically ill COVID-19 patients, Penn study finds

Penn Critically Ill COVID

Illness

Post-COVID recovery clinics offer continuing care to 'long-haulers'

Post-COVID Recovery Clinics

Health News

Penn physicists get $2 million grant to develop portable COVID-19 detector

COVID Device Penn

Health News

COVID-19 community spread linked to lower survival rates at local hospitals, Penn researchers find

Hospital Mortality COVID-19

Children's Health

Many teenagers start driving too soon after a concussion

Teens drivers concussion

Health Stories

Penn scientists played critical role in developing mRNA technology used in COVID-19 vaccines

Penn COVID-19 Vaccines

Health News

Pennsylvania hospitals may postpone elective surgeries to meet surging COVID-19 admissions

PA hospitals COVID-19

Illness

A rise in post-COVID syndrome is concerning U.S. health experts

A rise in post-COVID syndrome is concerning U.S. health experts

Men's Health

X-rays could raise risk of testicular cancer, Penn researchers find

Penn Medicine TGCT

Adult Health

Telemedicine can reduce wait times for highly-sought dermatology visits

Dermatologist Consult Telehealth

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