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May 12, 2014

Another patient has turned up at an American hospital with the lethal respiratory virus MERS, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. Wayne Marasco, professor of medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, is quoted.

May 12, 2014

Tami Lieberman, research fellow in systems biology, authored this blog post about microbiome profiling.

May 9, 2014

Americans have long been told that the cure for obesity is simple: Eat fewer calories and exercise more. But a new documentary challenges that notion, making the case that Americans have been misled by the idea that we get fat simply because we consume more calories than we expend. David Ludwig, professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital, and Dariush Mozaffarian, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, are quoted.

May 9, 2014

When does a scientific conference warrant the attention of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security? When the topic is synthetic biology. George Church, the Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics, is quoted.

May 8, 2014

Stimulants traditionally used to treat ADHD in children could also be used to treat several cognitive and mood complaints in menopausal women, according to new research. Pieter Cohen, assistant professor of medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance, is quoted.

May 8, 2014

Adopting a gluten-free diet is becoming more and more popular, but why? Alessio Fasano, visiting professor of pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

May 7, 2014

Lawrence General Hospital is expanding its alliance with Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, joining its fast-growing contracting group amid a wave of consolidation in the state’s health care sector. Kevin Tabb, CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and professor of medicine, is quoted.

May 7, 2014

Having a beer a few times a week might help women avoid painful rheumatoid arthritis, a new study suggests. Bing Lu, assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is the lead researcher.

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