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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
April 16, 2013

A city whose hospitals and physicians are renowned for research and cutting-edge surgical innovations faced a starkly different challenge Monday, treating scores of injuries more commonly found in a war zone.

April 16, 2013

Jeffrey Karp, HMS associate professor of medicine, and his team at Brigham and Women’s Hospital have spent many years developing medical adhesives, constantly looking to nature for inspiration.

April 16, 2013

U.S. News’ e-book, How to Live to 100, contains money, health and happiness keys to more enriching and, possibly, longer lives. Nancy Keating, HMS associate professor of health care policy, was featured in the video.

April 15, 2013

Last fall, a consensus panel convened by the American Diabetes Association and the American Geriatrics Society warned that while doctors know how to help middle-aged patients prevent and manage diabetes, far less is known about managing older adults. Medha Munshi, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Joslin Diabetes Center, is quoted.

April 14, 2013

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have made functioning rat kidneys in the laboratory, a bioengineering achievement that may one day lead to the ability to create replacement organs for people with kidney disease. Harald C. Ott, HMS instructor in surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, is the senior author of the paper.

April 14, 2013

Erin Evans, HMS research fellow in medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is testing an experimental light for the International Space Station.

April 14, 2013

According to researchers, mindfulness meditation, and learning to quiet the mind and get rid of negative thoughts can reduce stress and improve your health. David Vago, HMS instructor in psychiatry at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is quoted.

April 13, 2013

As you stretch into warrior pose and inhale and exhale, you're not just stretching those hamstrings and lungs; you're also doing good for your brain with a practice that can stave off or relieve problems such as stress, depression and anxiety. Sat Bir Khalsa, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted.

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