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Sleep apnea can increase cancer risk in women, study finds

Sleep apnea elevated cancer risk

Adult Health

Drinking too much coffee may increase the chance of migraine

Coffee Migraines Headache


A selfie video can measure your blood pressure

Blood Pressure Measurement Smartphone selfie


Philly ranked worst city in the United States for sleep health

Skyline Philly Sleep

Healthy Eating

Vitamin A may help reduce the risk of skin cancer

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Americans are sitting around more than they used to, study says

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Penn researchers receive $700,000 grant to study gun violence hot spots

Gun Violence study Penn researchers

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Prosthetic arm named after Star Wars' Luke Skywalker restores sense of human touch

Prosthetic Arm Star Wars Luke Skywalker


Teens and adults are more likely to try drugs during the summer, study says

Teens adults drugs summer


Climate change may be causing deadly fungus infections, scientists say

Candida auris global warming study

Adult Health

Eating too much spicy food could increase risk of dementia, new research suggests

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Legalizing recreational marijuana could impact alcohol and tobacco industries dramatically, research shows



Caregiver depression linked to more ER visits for patients with dementia

Caregiver Depression Seniors with Dementia


Penn researchers invent super glue-strength adhesive with stickiness that can be reversed

Penn adhesive super glue

Health News

Temple University researchers move closer to HIV cure

Temple University HIV Cure Research


One day, cancer patients may get their entire radiation treatment in seconds – with fewer side effects

Proton Treatment Room Penn Medicine

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Penn Medicine researchers find way to make some cancers self-destruct

Cancer Research Penn Medicine

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Urinary tract infections can trigger strokes in patients, new study finds

Infections can trigger stroke

Adult Health

Kitchen sponges may hold answer to antibiotic resistance

kitchen sponge bacteria


Lack of 'good' gut bacteria may be causing increase in food allergies, study suggests

Bacteria gut health food allergies

Health News

Penn professors receive $4.5 million grant for new autoimmune disease research center

Doctor takes a patient's blood pressure


Scientists identify gene that increases risk of cannabis addiction

Marijuana addiction

Children's Health

Obesity rates falling among preschool age children

Childhood obesity rates are falling, CDC study finds

Health News

Witty Twitter account dedicated to posting scientific articles that overhype results found only in mice

just in mice twitter account


Juul initiates research into the public health effects of e-cigarette use



SCI Chester Prison to test Swedish-style inmate units

Chester County prison Sweden

Children's Health

Teen drivers with ADHD far more likely to crash than peers

Car Crash Teens ADHD

Health News

IBS sufferers should seek a combination of therapies for best results, study says

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Adult Health

Joint pain supplement may actually benefit your heart

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Drinking six cups of coffee a day can seriously damage your health, study finds

coffee drinking limits

Children's Health

How much speech do unborn children hear? It varies

Pregnant Baby Speech Development

Adult Health

Americans are OK with adults using Adderall at work – but not athletes or students

Does Adderall help with tests?


Appendix removal is associated with higher rate of Parkinson’s disease, new study says

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This is how Coca-Cola is trying to control health research

coca cola research funding

Women's Health

Black women, other minorities, are more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes

Black women pregnancy deaths

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New 'jumping' superbug, resistant to key antibiotic, could be trouble for hospitals

MCR-9 Cornell


More than two in five college students were food insecure in 2018, Temple research finds

fork, knife and plates for dinner

Children's Health

Autism can be reliably detected months earlier than current screening guidelines

Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening Study

Senior Health

Newly-recognized brain disorder mimics Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's Disease LATE Dementia

Health News

Microscopic robots could one day clean your teeth

Robotics Clean Dental Plaque Teeth


PETA supporters ask people to 'stand up for dogs' at Penn protest

PETA Protest

Children's Health

Do e-cigarettes contain nicotine? Teens don't always know


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