News and happenings at Harvard Medical School and its affiliates.


Circadian misalignment helps explain higher cardiovascular risk in shift workers

Brain's 'amplifier' compensates for inner ear damage but does not recover speech intelligibility

Overlooked portion of cell “death receptor” critical in some cancers, autoimmune diseases

Meeting patients where they live is key to providing better health for vulnerable populations

Scientists discover important genetic source of human diversity

HMS in the News

February 11, 2016

By mining electronic medical records, scientists show the lasting legacy of prehistoric sex on modern humans’ health. Sriram Sankararaman (HMS) is quoted. 

February 11, 2016

The World Health Organization, which declared a public health emergency over the birth defects linked to Zika, is clear that changes in climate mean a redrawn landscape for vector-and water-borne diseases. Aaron Bernstein (Boston Children's) is quoted. 


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