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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
August 29, 2012

A federal investigation concluded that a former postdoctoral researcher copied images from unrelated experiments and presented identical plots of data as different experimental results in two scientific papers, which were retracted over the last two years.

August 29, 2012

A new monkey study suggests that genetics and healthy diets might matter more for longevity than consuming a very low-calorie diet. David Sinclair, HMS professor of genetics, is quoted.

August 29, 2012

A teenager from Pennsylvania with a rare congenital heart disease spent last week at HMS through the Make-A-Wish Foundation to fulfill her dream of learning what it’s like to become a doctor. Robert Kitts, HMS instructor in psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital, is quoted.

August 29, 2012

According to a new study, when given additional information, prostate cancer patients are less likely to remain undecided about which treatment they want and are less likely to want their prostates removed. Michael J. Barry, HMS clinical professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

August 28, 2012

Marvin Wang, HMS assistant professor of pediatrics at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, was recently a guest on Radio Boston to discuss the American Academy of Pediatrics’ updated policy stating that the health benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks of the procedure.     

August 28, 2012

Scientists at Harvard have created a kind of ‘cyborg’ human tissue through a 3D network of nanowires. Daniel Kohane, HMS professor of anaesthesia at Boston Children’s Hospital and Robert Langer, HMS senior lecturer on surgery, were part of the research team.

August 28, 2012

A parent's thrifty ways can produce a bounty of benefits for the kids, according to experts. Susan Linn, HMS instructor in psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital, is quoted.

August 27, 2012

Men treated for prostate cancer who took aspirin regularly for other medical conditionswere less likely to die of their cancer than patients who weren’t taking aspirin, according to a new study. Andrew T. Chan, HMS associate professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

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