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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
October 31, 2015

Jonathan Schoenfeld (Brigham and Women's) is quoted in this analysis of the World Health Organization’s report on processed meat and cancer.

October 30, 2015

Harvard Women’s Health Watch from Harvard Medical School says that though chocolate has been touted for its benefits in reducing heart disease and dementia, the links haven’t been proven in large-scale studies, and the health benefits are overstated. JoAnn Manson (Brigham and Women’s) and Howard Sesso (Brigham and Women’s) led the research. 

October 29, 2015

Rob Goldberg, a neuroscientist and founder of the Boston startup Neumitra, is leading a citywide project to map the stress levels of Boston citizens and identify areas in the city that seem to particularly grate on their nerves. Dennis Ausiello (Mass General) and Roy Phitayakorn (Mass General) and quoted.  

October 29, 2015

Low-fat diets are often promoted as a superior way to lose weight, but they're no more effective than other types of diets, a new review indicates. Deirdre Tobias (Brigham and Women’s) led the study.

October 29, 2015

Ateev Mehrotra (HMS) is quoted is this article about retail health clinics.

October 28, 2015

A watchdog advisory panel, meeting at HMS, concluded Tuesday that a new class of powerful cholesterol-lowering drugs did not offer reasonable value to most patients given their high price tags. Jason Wasfy (Mass General) and Steven Pearson (Harvard Pilgrim Health Care) are quoted.

October 27, 2015

Delivering the right mental health treatment to patients around the world is an area often neglected by health care facilities, according to the director of the HMS Center for Global Health Delivery-Dubai, Salmaan Keshavjee.

October 27, 2015

Obese children who cut back on their sugar intake see improvements in their blood pressure, cholesterol readings and other markers of health after just 10 days, a rigorous new study found. Frank Hu (Brigham and Women’s/Channing Lab) is quoted. 

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