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May 25, 2015

Summer is a big season for kidney stones. Doctors say more people suffer the condition when the weather is hot and dry and people become dehydrated. Gary Curhan, professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is quoted.

May 22, 2015

Experts say many people are developing seasonal allergies for the first time well into their adulthood. Part of the reason may be that we're having more intense allergy seasons. Aidan Long, associate professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

May 21, 2015

Scientists have been scouring the world in recent decades for all manner of miracle plants that can help people slim down. But none has been more promising in early studies than a traditional Chinese medicine known as thunder god vine. Umut Ozcan, associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital, is the senior author of the research.

May 21, 2015

Paul Farmer, Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine and head of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, authored this article about the impact of weak or absent health systems and disparities in access to care on Ebola outcomes.

May 21, 2015

Boston Children¹s Hospital is extending its reach to patients far outside Boston, with a deal to acquire a large and growing group of doctors in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Kevin Churchwell, Robert and Dana Smith Associate Professor of Anaesthesia at Boston Children's Hospital, is quoted.

May 21, 2015

A group of researchers discovered an ancient wolf bone and say its DNA suggests dogs diverged from wolves 27,000 to 40,000 years ago -- not 11,000 to 16,000 years ago, as previous research has suggested. Pontus Skoglund, research fellow in genetics, is a coauthor of the study.

May 21, 2015

Joanne Wolfe, associate professor of pediatrics at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, authored this opinion piece arguing that supportive care for pediatric oncology is not yet a gold standard, and that other seriously ill children fare even worse.

May 21, 2015

Jeff Levin-Scherz, assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, authored this piece about Medscape's new annual physician compensation survey.



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