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All In The News tagged "health"

Fact or Fiction?: A Clove of Garlic Can Stop a Vaginal Yeast Infection

Paul Nyirjesy, MD, a professor and director of the Drexel Vaginitis Center in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Oct. 3 Scientific American article about alternative therapies for yeast infections.

The Ways to Avoid Feeling Off During Workouts

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on Sept. 2 about maintaining energy for effective exercise.

As we age, declining sense of smell affects appetites

Carol Lippa, MD, professor and interim chair of the department of neurology in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a July 20 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a declining sense of smell brought on by old age

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Makes Epic Changes in Health Funding

An article in the Philadelphia Inquirer on June 26 about changes in health funding policies at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation featured the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center of Drexel University. Center Director Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted.

The lowly potato has friends in high places

Alison Ventura, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer on June 19 in a story about the controversy surrounding a proposal to allow WIC benefits for low-income mothers of young children to cover the purchase of white potatoes.

Study links mother's obesity to stillbirths

Research by Ruofan Yao, an obstetrics and gynecology resident at Hahnemann University Hospital, about the link between a mother’s obesity and stillbirths was featured in an April 23 Philadelphia Inquirer article.

York Hospital to become regional medical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine

The College of Medicine was mentioned in a Dec. 6 York Daily Record article for designating WellSpan’s York Hospital the fourth regional medical campus for the school.

'Smuggling' drugs at the cellular level

Steven P. Wrenn, PhD, an associate professor and assistant dean of graduate affairs in the College of Engineering, and Peter A. Lewin, PhD, Richard B. Beard Professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems, were mentioned in a Dec. 5 National Science Foundation blog post for their research using ultrasound technology to deliver customized medication through the skin.

Exercising with high blood pressure

David Berkson, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, authored a Nov. 6 Philly.com article about exercising with high blood pressure.

Could this app stop YOU bingeing on junk? TakeControl aims to help overeaters control urges by logging triggers

Dr. Evan Forman, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an article in the Daily Mail about an app his lab created to prevent binge eating.

Q&A: Surgeries

Drexel’s health Q&A series with The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com was published September 29.  Drexel participants included Dr. Andres Castellanos, assistant professor and chief of the Division of Batriatic Surgery at the College of Medicine; Dr. David Stein, chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery at the College of Medicine; Dr. Juan Lucas Poggio, director of robotic colon and rectal surgery at Drexel Medicine; Dr. Glenn Laub, chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the College of Medicine; and Dr. D. Scott Lind, chairman of the Department of Surgery at Drexel College of Medicine.

The Skinny on Juicing

Dr. Stella Volpe, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a July 31 Stack Fitness article about the facts behind the juicing fad.