In the News

Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
November 24, 2015

Millions of elderly Americans are fed through tubes despite a lack of substantial evidence pointing to any clinical benefit. Susan Mitchell (Beth Israel Deaconess/Hebrew Rehab Center For the Aged) is quoted. 

November 24, 2015

Untreated ear infections could lead to permanent hearing loss, a recent study at Massachusetts Eye and Ear has found. Stephane Maison (Mass. Eye and Ear) led the research. 

November 24, 2015

In a study published in the journal Nature Reviews Drug Discovery last week, a group of Harvard Medical School researchers found that early trials of certain central nervous system drugs weren't very predictive of whether the drugs ultimately worked. Aaron Kesselheim (Brigham and Women's) led the research. 

November 23, 2015

An international team of scientists has found that after agriculture arrived in Europe 8,500 years ago, people’s DNA underwent widespread changes, altering their height, digestion, immune system and skin color. David Reich (HMS) is senior author and Iain Mathieson (HMS) is lead author of the study. 

November 23, 2015

Treating prison inmates is a good investment that would save money in the long run, a study finds. Jagpreet Chhatwal (Mass General) is lead author of the study. 

November 23, 2015

George Church (HMS) is quoted in this article on funding for medical research and the drug approval process. 

November 22, 2015

Two projects founded this past summer at the i-Lab include Confi, an online platform targeted at women that crowdsources advice on sexual health, and Antera, which is looking to become the leading expert in vaccination against food and environmental allergens. Caroline Sokol (Mass General) is quoted. 

November 21, 2015

Anupam Jena (HMS) is lead author of a paper about hospital admissions and cardiologists that is the subject of this article. 



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