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Study reveals new mechanism behind most common form of inherited Alzheimer’s disease

Ancient DNA challenges popular theory of Indo-European language arrival in Europe

Basal forebrain neurons fine-tune consciousness by synchronizing rhythms in the cortex 

Study identifies neurons that predict what another individual will do

Physicians are less likely than other health professionals to be divorced

Forum to shed light on vaccines and therapeutics

HMS in the News

March 3, 2015

Abraham Morgentaler, associate clinical professor of surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses his book "The Truth about Men and Sex: Intimate Secrets from the Doctor's Office," that aims to break stereotypes he said have plagued men for years.

March 3, 2015

The negative words we use to describe drug addiction -- "clean" vs. "dirty," "patient" vs. "addict" -- can drive some individuals away from the very help they so desperately need. John Kelly, Elizabeth R. Spallin Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Addiction Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

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