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May 15, 2014

AstraZeneca said an experimental cancer drug shrank tumors in half of patients in an early-stage study, a result that may help its case that Pfizer Inc.'s takeover bid substantially undervalues the company. Pasi Janne, professor of medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, is the lead author of the study.

May 15, 2014

Paula Johnson, professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, offered her take on the recent news from the NIH about ending gender bias in basic research.

May 15, 2014

Books written by Osama Hamdy, assistant professor of medicine at Joslin Diabetes Center, and Malissa Wood, assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, are featured.

May 15, 2014

Dhruv Khullar, an incoming medical resident at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, authored this piece about medical errors.

May 15, 2014

Although demand for workers with STEM qualifications has only grown in recent years, a minority of students elect to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in high school and college. HMS student Omar Abudayyeh is quoted.

May 14, 2014

Youths who suffer concussions may continue to have emotional problems after their physical symptoms wane, a new study suggests. Matthew Eisenberg, instructor in pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital, is the lead author of the study.

May 14, 2014

Lucid dreams have lit up the big screen in movies. But the ability to control dreams, the hallmark of lucid dreams, is quite rare in real life. Now German neuroscientists have taken a step toward giving this elusive power to some run-of-the mill dreamers. Deirdre Leigh Barrett, assistant clinical professor of psychology at Cambridge Health Alliance, is quoted.

May 13, 2014

If you've come to treat that daily glass of wine as your fountain of youth, it may be time to reconsider. The notion that consuming wine and chocolate, two of our favorite vices, could lead to longer, healthier lives is a tantalizing one. Research by David Sinclair, professor of genetics, is cited.

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