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November 18, 2014

A Harvard researcher became a viral sensation after he messed with Turkey's president. Then he was accused of being a terrorist. Emrah Altindis, research fellow in medicine at Joslin Diabetes Center, is mentioned.

November 18, 2014

After two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon in April of last year, the initial focus was on the lives and the multiple limbs lost in the attack. But ear damage was the most common physical injury. A new report finds that many victims are still suffering from hearing loss and ear damage related to the blasts. Alicia Quesnel, instructor in otology and laryngology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, is a senior author of the study.  

November 18, 2014

A Harvard neuroscience professor has found that children of the indigenous population of the central Andes have been exposed to dangerously high levels of lead and mercury through the breast milk of their mothers. S. Allen Counter, Jr., clinical professor of neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, led the research.

November 18, 2014

A Department of Education investigation into Harvard’s response to a sexual harassment case at the Medical School led the school to change how it handled such allegations in 2008, according to federal documents recently obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.

November 18, 2014

Around 150 members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers and Harvard faculty gathered in the Science Center on Monday afternoon to discuss strategies for improving employee health while keeping health care affordable. Event panelist Rushika Fernandopulle, clinical instructor in medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

November 17, 2014

Lower truly may be better when it comes to cholesterol, according to a new study that finds that adding another drug to a statin to bring down levels of LDL or "bad" cholesterol modestly helps recent heart attack victims. Christopher Cannon, professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, led the research.

November 17, 2014

Natalie Stavas, instructor in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, authored this blog post about what it means for all women to thrive.

November 16, 2014

The older we get, the harder it seems to be to get a good night’s sleep. But that doesn’t mean people are sentenced to counting sheep for the remainder of their lives. John Winkelman, associate professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.


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