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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
January 31, 2013

Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School conducted a novel investigation into the minds of doctors, performing brain scans on physicians while they believed they were treating patients. Ted Kaptchuk, HMS associate professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is the lead author.

January 30, 2013

New research strongly reinforces the notion that prostate cancer is vastly overtreated with often dire results. Marc Garnick, HMS clinical professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is quoted.

January 30, 2013

Nancy Formella, a registered nurse and top administrator at Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system in Lebanon, N.H., will become chief operating officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in March.

January 30, 2013

A new method to noninvasively diagnose cancer and monitor its progression could eliminate the need for painful and sometimes life-threatening biopsies. Fred Hochberg, HMS associate professor of neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, is one of the researchers.

January 30, 2013

A study shows physicians may care more than you think about their patients’ pain. Ted Kaptchuk, HMS associate professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is the senior author of the study.

January 30, 2013

The nematode version of a gene central to mammalian hearing turns out to encode a salt sensor, according to new research. Jeffrey Holt, HMS associate professor of otology and laryngology at Boston Children’s Hospital, is quoted.

January 29, 2013

The author profiles parents from Wisconsin who had a baby born with a rare disorder in which part of the brain was exposed, covered in skin, outside the head. The baby underwent groundbreaking surgery at Boston Children's Hospital. John Meara and Mark Proctor, both HMS associate professors of surgery, led the team to operate on the baby boy who is now on the road to recovery.

January 29, 2013

Robert Stickgold, HMS associate professor of psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, participated in a Q&A with CommonHealth about the role that sleep plays in consolidating memories.

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