Location: Penn State Health
For the research investigators and physicians who make up the Four Diamonds Pediatric Cancer Research Center at Penn State Children’s Hospital, the impact of THON is felt long after the 46-hour dance marathon is over.
People who are challenged with insomnia can have problems falling asleep, and wake up and have trouble going back to sleep. Julio Fernandez-Mendoza, a clinical psychologist at Penn State Health Sleep Research and Treatment Center, talks about the causes of and treatments for insomnia.
People who are recovering from traumatic injuries were able to experience the thrill of cruising down the slopes on Adaptive Ski Day on Feb. 8 at Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry, Pa. The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics Inc. and Baltimore Adaptive Recreation and Sports hosted the annual event.
The American Cancer Society has awarded $728,000 in funding to Penn State College of Medicine researcher Shirley Bluethmann to study whether exercise reduces joint pain and increases adherence to a type of lifesaving medication called aromatase inhibitors in women who have survived breast cancer.
Age-Related Macular degeneration, which occurs when the central part of the retina deteriorates, is a leading cause of vision loss in Americans age 60 and older. Learn more about it in this interview with Dr. Ingrid U. Scott, a retina specialist at Penn State Health.