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October 2, 2014

Grant may help researchers prepare a clinical-grade HIV antibody. Dan Barouch, professor of medicine Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is leading the research.  

October 2, 2014

The vast database, which was required under the new health care law, is likely to be closely scrutinized by researchers, insurers, consumer advocates and others. Aaron Kesselheim, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted. 

October 2, 2014

Eugene Beresin, professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital; and Steven Schlozman, assistant professor of  psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this opinion piece about thoughtfully talking to children about Ebola. 

October 1, 2014

Boston Children's Hospital is treating four children with muscle weakness or paralysis that began soon after they were sickened by a respiratory virus, doctors said Tuesday. Mark Gorman, assistant professor of neurology at Boston Children's Hospital, is quoted.

October 1, 2014

Americans have a lingering discomfort with the topic of miscarriage, although 15 percent of pregnant women will experience a miscarriage this year. Alice Domar, associate clinical professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is quoted.  

September 30, 2014

An online database, required by the recent health care law, provides a detailed look at the payments health care professionals receive from drug and medical device companies and is part of a broader push for transparency. Proponents say such disclosures are an important tool to help limit drug and device makers’ influence on doctors, but the website is being questioned by the industry, which says that technical problems and data inaccuracies limit its value. Reisa Sperling, professor of neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is mentioned.    

September 30, 2014

Even if you can't hear low-frequency sounds, it doesn't mean these sounds have no effect on your ears. M. Charles Liberman, the Harold F. Schuknecht Professor of Otology and Laryngology at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, is quoted.  

September 30, 2014

Colon cancer patients who are overweight or obese when diagnosed appear to face a slightly higher risk for developing a second weight-related cancer, new research suggests. Andrew Chan, associate professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.  

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