“Take a deep breath” is the mantra of every anxiety-reducing advice list ever written. And for good reason. There’s increasing physiological evidence connecting breathing patterns with the brain regions that control mood and emotion.
Two researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are among the recipients of the 2018 Clinical Research Achievement Award from the Clinical Research Forum, which recognizes the ten most outstanding clinical research accomplishments in the United States during the preceding twelve months.
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, along with the Institute for Health Research at Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, and Marshfield Clinic Health System in Wisconsin, have received a five-year, $15.5 million National Cancer Institute (NCI) grant to improve lung cancer screening.
In preclinical studies using cell models that mimicked liver cells of patients with the rare disease Friedreich’s ataxia, a widely used cholesterol-lowering drug increased a precursor of HDL (high-density lipoprotein), the “good cholesterol,” according to new research published in PLOS One from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
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