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News

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 11, 2016

The risk of developing dementia is decreasing for people with at least a high school education, according to a new study suggesting that changes in lifestyle and improvements in physical health can help prevent or delay cognitive decline. David Jones (HMS) is quoted.

February 11, 2016

Wellesley College announced the appointment of Paula Johnson (Brigham and Women's) as its president, making her the first African-American to lead the school.

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