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News

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

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

There are signs that members of Congress from both parties may work together on making medicine affordable while still rewarding those who seek to develop disease-beating treatments. Jerry Avorn (Brigham and Women's) is quoted. 

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