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August 8, 2015

Douglas Jacobs, associate professor of psychiatry at McLean Hospital, wrote this letter to the editor about the importance of seeking treatment for depression. 

August 8, 2015

Anita Kurmann, research fellow in medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an endocrine surgeon who wanted to put her medical training to use in a research lab, died on August 7.

August 7, 2015

A federal judge barred the Food and Drug Administration from blocking a drug company’s efforts to promote an unapproved use for pills derived from fish oil, saying the firm’s claims are protected by the First Amendment. Jerry Avorn, professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is quoted. 

August 7, 2015

Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have made a promising discovery related to Type 1 diabetes, saying that they have pinpointed a way to predict, and possibly prevent, diabetes complications. Rohit Kulkarni, associate professor of medicine at Joslin Diabetes Center, is senior author of the study. 

August 7, 2015

In the corporate setting, the mindfulness movement is purportedly about changing the culture so that both employee and employer can better contribute to the well-being - physical, emotional, financial - of one another. Simply put, it's supposed to make the office a nicer place. Darshan Mehta, instructor in medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

August 6, 2015

Critics say the stream of drug money to top physicians has flourished on a route that remains largely hidden: the continuing education programs that doctors must attend to keep their licenses. Graham McMahon, associate professor of medicine; Peter Libby, professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital; and Richard Beaser, associate professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess, are quoted.

August 6, 2015

Mildred Solomon, professor of anaesthesia at Boston Children’s Hospital, authored this letter on bioethics.

August 5, 2015

Home-based programs could provide alternative for those unable or unwilling to travel, researchers suggest. Patrick O’Gara, professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is quoted.

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