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August 4, 2015

A decades old Medicare rule requiring a three-day hospital stay before patients can transfer to skilled nursing facilities may needlessly prolong hospitalizations, a study suggests. David Grabowski, professor of health care policy, is quoted.

August 4, 2015

Rapid alteration of gene pools could fight disease – and harm ecosystems.  Kevin Esvelt, research associate at the Wyss Institute, is quoted.

August 4, 2015

A new study finds that birth control pills have prevented 400,000 cases of endometrial cancer, which develops in the lining of the uterus, over the past 50 years. JoAnn Manson, professor of women's health at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is quoted.

August 4, 2015

Elizabeth Nabel, professor of medicine and president of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, participated in a conversation regarding her new role as the National Football League’s first chief health and medical adviser. 

August 3, 2015

Mohammed Milad, associate professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, is interviewed about his research on a hormone-based hypothesis.

August 3, 2015

Carolyn Kaelin, assistant professor of surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, who was the youngest woman to hold the position of founding director of the Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, died on July 28, 2015.

August 3, 2015

Researchers found that by identifying and mimicking important developmental cues, they would be able to push cells to grow into muscle fibers. Olivier Pourquie, professor of pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is the senior author of the study.

August 1, 2015

Researchers are borrowing designs from the natural world to advance biomedicine. Jeffrey Karp, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital; Donald Ingber, Judah Folkman Professor of Vascular Biology at the Wyss Institute; and Omid Farokhzad, associate professor of anaesthesia at Brigham and Women's Hospital, are quoted. 



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