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App may help protect kids from secondhand smoke
A College of Public Health research project combines traditional and high-tech approaches to help smoking parents quit and protect their children from cigarette smoke.
October 6, 2015
Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine study links calorie increase to Type 2 diabetes
Researchers at Temple University have found that early signs of diabetes can appear in a healthy individual shortly after engaging in a high-calorie diet for several days.
September 17, 2015
Fox study attracts national and international attention
Research from the Fox School of Business suggesting that the driving service Uber reduces the number of drinking and driving deaths has been recognized in national and international media.
August 27, 2015
Temple psychologist’s research on teen brain in ‘New Yorker’
Temple psychologist Laurence Steinberg, one of the world’s foremost experts on adolescence, is prominently featured in an article in the Aug. 31, 2015, issue of 'The New Yorker' that addresses teen behavior.
Temple first in Philly to test blood disorder drug
Temple University Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center are the only facilities in Philadelphia to participate in an international study testing a novel drug in the treatment of blood disorders.
Fox study suggests Uber reduces drinking and driving fatalities
A new study conducted by the Fox School of Business suggests that the driving service Uber has reduced the number of drinking and driving deaths in California.
New form of carbon could speed up electronics
Research from Temple University's College of Science and Technology shows that a new virtual form of carbon could significantly speed up computers and other electronics.
College of Education awarded nearly $1 million
The William Penn Foundation awarded nearly $1 million to the College of Education for two new research projects, one being the first of its kind.
Study finds closing achievement gaps will boost economy
A study supported by Temple's Center on Regional Politics released Monday showed that closing the gaps in Pennsylvania’s student achievement levels would result in major economic gains.
Temple researchers link bacterial biofilms to lupus
New research from the Temple University School of Medicine determined that bacterial communities, or biofilm, may play a role in the development of lupus. This discovery could shed light on other autoimmune diseases.
Temple graduates exceed predictions in Brookings report
Temple graduates performed better than expected in midcareer earnings and student-loan repayment according to the Brookings Institution’s “Beyond College Rankings” 2015 report.
Research links brain activity and chronic itch
Using advanced fMRI imaging, researchers at the Temple University School of Medicine found that areas of the brain involved in motor control and reward processing were more activated in chronic itch patients than in healthy subjects.
Temple participating in trial for new COPD treatment
Temple University Hospital is the lead institution participating in a nationwide Phase II clinical trial on an investigational oral tablet therapy used to suppress inflammation and ease breathing in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.