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Health

02/20/23 11:48pm
The study, led by Drexel University’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, revealed that the technology can accurately diagnose dementia 80% of the time.
02/19/23 10:28pm
If successful, the residents and fellows will be the first group of hospital house staff in Pennsylvania to have successfully organized.
02/16/23 10:55pm
The conference is the largest undergraduate healthcare conference in the nation, with this year's event drawing 150 attendants, including 20 panelists.
02/16/23 10:51pm
The Feb. 19 program will offer five-minute walk-in sessions for everyone interested, though it does not include CPR certification.
02/14/23 1:18pm
The DP surveyed 1,008 undergraduates — approximately 10% of the student population — and found that 68.2% said that they are sexually active.
02/13/23 11:06pm
Karikó, a professor of neurosurgery at Penn, and Weissman, a Roberts Family Professor in Vaccine Research, are well-known for their research into messenger RNA.
02/06/23 10:28pm
The program's format is intended to ensure intellectual diversity among the participating students, according to school administrators that the DP spoke with.
02/02/23 8:26pm
Press Ganey recognized Penn Medicine’s Apheresis Therapy Unit, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, the Radnor Surgery Center, and Chester County Hospital. 
02/01/23 9:20pm
The drug, lecanemab, received FDA approval on Jan. 6, after a study to assess its efficacy on volunteers concluded its third phase.
01/25/23 8:01pm
The Dowd/Sanders Wellness and Resilience Program will be offered on both Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons, starting on Jan. 26. 
01/24/23 11:00pm
The Department of Health was subsequently reinspected Supremo on Jan. 23, and the Cease Operations Order remained in place.
01/19/23 9:26pm
The festivities will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. and will include activities such as open bouldering on the rock wall, bench press and free throw competitions, and a spin class.
01/18/23 9:37pm
ChatGPT, which was developed by OpenAI, can complete tasks like writing essays or code and solving math problems.
01/11/23 7:28pm
The Center for Living Donation, which opened in December, combines the former Kidney Living Donor Program, Liver Living Donor Program, and the Uterus Transplant Program.
12/11/22 2:00pm
The Penn community navigated a changing University administration, campus renovations, and student protests this year.
12/11/22 2:00pm
Beginning the spring semester with remote learning and double-masking, Penn students returned in the fall to pre-pandemic levels of restriction.
12/05/22 3:14am
The idea first stemmed from a desire to provide gender-affirming products like binders and shapewear to Penn students.
11/30/22 10:01pm
Researchers have developed a new flu vaccine that can protect against all 20 known flu subtypes and can potentially protect against new strains in the future.
11/30/22 9:35pm
The flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are on the rise following the relaxation COVID-19 prevention measures, such as social distancing and mask-wearing, according to Public Health and Wellbeing.
11/17/22 2:29am
The clinic was open to the entire Penn community and their families over the age of 16, and 61% of those who received a vaccine from the clinic were students.