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May 21, 2012

The proliferation of mobile and electronic technologies, both in the United States and overseas, has changed the way medicine is practiced, affecting both physicians and medical students. Mobile health at HMS is featured.

May 21, 2012

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard accepted a Webby Award yesterday. The institute won the award, which recognizes the best of the Internet, in the science category.

May 21, 2012

Some studies have linked dietary fat to the development of dementia later in life. A new study suggests that the risk may depend on the type of fat consumed. Olivia I. Okereke, HMS assistant professor of psychiatry at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is the lead author of the study.

May 21, 2012

The number of teens in the U.S. with diabetes or prediabetes has skyrocketed in the last decade, jumping from 9 to 23 percent, new data finds. Lori Laffel, HMS associate professor of pediatrics at Joslin Diabetes Center, is quoted.

May 21, 2012

Jordan Smoller, HMS associate professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital participated in a Q&A about his new book, “The Other Side of Normal.”

May 21, 2012

The governmental advisory panel tasked with issuing cancer screening guidelines made a final recommendation on the most common form of prostate cancer screening, PSA tests. Jacques Carter, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is quoted.

May 21, 2012

Researchers try to make sense of our darker impulses, and may just help save us from ourselves. Joseph Gonzalez-Heydrich, HMS assistant professor of psychiatry at Boston Children’sHospital, is mentioned for his research on anger.

May 20, 2012

Julie Silver, HMS assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, believes that the 12 million cancer survivors in the United States should have rehabilitation services provided as a standard part of cancer care.


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