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May 15, 2018

How Signals Get Inside Cancer Cells and Spur Aggressive Growth

Sofia Merajver, MD, PhD, Professor of Internal Medicine, and Joel Yates, PhD, Research Specialist in Internal Medicine, are co-authors of a recent study that explains how a crucial cancer gene impacts cell signaling to drive cancer growth.

April 26, 2018

Uninsured Struggle to Obtain, Afford Doctor Appointments

Jeffrey Kullgren, MD, MS, MPH, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, comments on a study that examines the likelihood of obtaining a primary care doctor appointment without health insurance and the ability to pay in full.

April 11, 2018

What a Cardiologist Eats Daily to Keep Her Heart Healthy

Sharlene Day, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, talks about what her and her family have for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and provides some healthy tips.

April 10, 2018

Predicting C. Diff Risk with Big Data and Machine Learning

Krishna Rao, MD, Laraine Washer, MD, and Vincent Young, MD, PhD, are coauthors of a recent paper that details new machine learning models that can predict a patient’s risk of developing C. diff much earlier than current methods.

April 5, 2018

Medical Marijuana Gets Wary Welcome from Older Adults, Poll Shows

The latest poll conducted by the National Poll on Healthy Aging, led by Director, Preeti Malani, MD, MSJ, MS, Professor of Internal Medicine, finds that older adults support medical marijuana use with a doctor’s recommendation, but they want more research.

April 3, 2018

Thyroid Removal Linked to Increased Bone-thinning, Fracture Risk

Maria Papaleontiou, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, comments on a recent study that suggests that osteoporosis and bone fractures were much more likely in patients who received thyroxine treatment for more than a year after surgery.