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Circadian misalignment helps explain higher cardiovascular risk in shift workers

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

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

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

Findings confirm sugar's role in helping cancers survive by changing cellular architecture

HMS in the News

February 7, 2016

Peter Emerson (Cambridge Health Alliance) and Howard Shaffer (Cambridge Health Alliance) coauthored this article about the debate in the courts, and among regulators and elected officials, regarding fantasy sports and the experiences of those who play them.

February 6, 2016

After decades of piecemeal progress, the science of cryogenically storing human organs is warming up. The research of Mehmet Toner (Mass General) is cited. 


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