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March 31, 2016

This article discusses physical balance, citing research that shows balance training can prevent injuries, especially among those who grapple with recurring ankle-ligament problems. Balance training also tones muscles (especially the core), keeps us agile and improves posture. Daniel Merfeld (Mass Eye and Ear) is quoted. 

March 31, 2016

Gottfried Schlaug (Beth Israel Deaconess) authored a study that may explain recovery from aphasia, a condition that may occur when the left side of the brain is damaged during a stroke and which often results in difficulty speaking, naming, repeating and understanding language.

March 31, 2016

A mysterious new form of chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology is affecting mainly poor agricultural areas in the tropics. It takes its heaviest toll in Central America, but it has now been reported in other regions. Ajay K. Singh (Brigham and Women’s) is quoted. 

March 31, 2016

The U.S. is one of only two developed countries in the world that allow drug companies to advertise their products on television. This article discusses  the specifics of a sleeping pill campaign. Aaron Kesselheim (Brigham and Women’s) is quoted. 

March 30, 2016

Anyone with an iPhone can support the study of athlete health and help researchers better understand the health issues that matter most to former NFL players. Alvaro Pascual-Leone (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted. Download the app here

March 29, 2016

Jeffrey Redgier (McLean Hospital) authored this opinion piece about medicine’s dismissal of those with remarkable health-related recoveries are “flukes.”

March 29, 2016

Stacey Missmer (Brigham and Women's) authored a study finding that women with an excess growth of uterine lining tissue may also be at higher risk of coronary heart disease.

March 29, 2016

Sushrut Jangi (Beth Israel Deaconess) authored this opinion piece on the current opioid epidemic in America.

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