News and happenings at Harvard Medical School and its affiliates.


Circadian misalignment helps explain higher cardiovascular risk in shift workers

Brain's 'amplifier' compensates for inner ear damage but does not recover speech intelligibility

Overlooked portion of cell “death receptor” critical in some cancers, autoimmune diseases

Meeting patients where they live is key to providing better health for vulnerable populations

Scientists discover important genetic source of human diversity

HMS in the News

February 8, 2016

In the last two days before dying, many hospice patients cared for at home or in a nursing home were not seen by a doctor, nurse or social worker, a new study finds. Alexi Wright (Brigham and Women's) is quoted. 

February 8, 2016

Harvard medical and dental students in the newly formed Racial Justice Coalition delivered a petition to the office of Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust.


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