Spotting patterns among patient records can allow physicians to better diagnose and treat their patients. With access to more records, and more time to parse them, it’s possible that these health care providers could identify […]
Month: May 2023
Q+A: What Is Going On With Regional Banks?
Gregory Nini, PhD, an associate professor of Finance in the LeBow College of Business and expert on financial institutions, corporate finance and capital markets, explains why regional banks have been failing and the hope for stabilization.
Q+A: New Study Reveals Insights into Healthy and Unhealthy Weight Loss Patterns for Adults with Obesity and Kidney Disease
For people with chronic kidney disease, obesity can increase risks of kidney function decline and is associated with worse outcomes after kidney transplant surgery. But weight loss attempts must be managed with care to avoid […]
Q+A: What the Writers Guild Strike Tells Us About the State of the Entertainment Industry
More than 11,000 television and film writers stopped working last week after failing to reach a new contract agreement with the studios that churn out movies, cable and streaming shows. The Writers Guild of America […]
Q+A: Improving Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Practices in Tajikistan
Drexel faculty Brandy-Joe Milliron, PhD and Ann Klassen, PhD share insight on their recently published study about water, sanitation and hygiene practices in the central Asian country of Tajikistan.
Obesity Prevents Patients from Receiving a Kidney Transplant
Obesity is a risk factor for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), and it can prevent an ESKD patient from becoming eligible for a life-saving kidney transplant. New findings from researchers at Drexel’s College of Medicine, School of Public Health and College of Nursing and Health Professions – in conversations with patients and clinical teams – suggests that critical weight management conversations between patients and their care teams simply aren’t happening, and the communication breakdown doesn’t end there.