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March 13, 2013

The Supreme Judicial Court today ruled against a Canton company that makes padded hip protectors, saying a Harvard Medical School researcher did not libel it in a medical-journal article that said the devices did not seem to do much to protect the elderly from broken hips.

March 13, 2013

Most of the nearly 300,000 American women diagnosed with breast cancer each year receive radiation to help prevent a relapse, yet a new study suggests that those treatments increase the risk of heart attacks and of dying from heart disease up to 20 years later. Javid Moslehi, HMS instructor in medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, wrote an editorial accompanying the study. Mehra Golshan, HMS associate professor of surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is also quoted.

March 12, 2013

A new study suggests that post-smoking weight gain won't raise people’s risk for cardiovascular disease or death even if they have diabetes. James B. Meigs, HMS associate professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is the senior study author.

March 12, 2013

A new study suggests that post-smoking weight gain won't raise people’s risk for cardiovascular disease or death even if they have diabetes. James B. Meigs, HMS associate professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is the senior study author.

March 12, 2013

The Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard unveiled its new $30 million laboratory building in Cambridge Monday, where it aims to push ahead with efforts to develop an HIV vaccine and to study tuberculosis, which has affected hundreds of thousands of HIV patients in African  and other developing countries. Bruce Walker, HMS professor of medicine, is the institute’s director. Daniel Kavanagh, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is also quoted.

March 12, 2013

Robots are taking over operating rooms everywhere. Should you trust them? Andrew Wagner, HMS assistant professor of surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is quoted.

March 12, 2013

Robots are taking over operating rooms everywhere. Should you trust them? Andrew Wagner, HMS assistant professor of surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is quoted.

March 12, 2013

HMS maintained the number one position in the U.S. News’s 2014 rankings of Best Graduate Schools.

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