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A new study looks at how epigenetic effects are passed down

New understanding of how bacteria build their protective cell wall solves persistent puzzler

HIV inhibitor may also block herpes virus infection

Findings may help meet growing need for blood transfusions worldwide

Common genetic variant influences whether aspirin prevents cardiovascular disease—or raises risk

Drug shows potential for reducing risk of fatty liver disease in HIV-infected patients

HMS in the News

July 29, 2014

Vanessa Kerry, assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is profiled in the Power of Ideas section of Boston Magazine.

July 29, 2014

An estimated one-third of adults are choosing to either cut back on gluten or eliminate it from their diets, saying that it eases digestive distress, boosts energy levels, and reduces inflammation. But now, some health experts are advising caution. Daniel A. Leffler, associate professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, was a guest on The Exchange on New Hampshire Public Radio.

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