In the News

Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
April 19, 2016

This article discusses transcranial magnetic stimulation, which activates neurological pathways in carefully targeted areas of a patient’s brain. Alvaro Pascual-Leone (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted. 

April 19, 2016

Giovanni Traverso (Brigham and Women’s) created a prototype of an indigestible pill that tracks three vital signs at once. 

April 18, 2016

Ravi Parikh (Brigham and Women’s) authored this piece about disagreements between doctors and patients regarding end-of-life care.

April 18, 2016

Many experts believe Type 2 diabetes is an incurable disease that gets worse with time. But new research raises the possibility that drastic changes in diet may reverse the disease in some people. George King (Joslin) is quoted. 

April 18, 2016

Daniel L. Shapiro (McLean) authored this opinion piece about how extreme political rhetoric impacts emotions and eventually political decisions.

April 17, 2016

Jeffrey S. Flier (HMS dean) authored this opinion piece about drug prices in the U.S. 

April 17, 2016

F. Stephen Hodi (Dana-Farber) led a study finding that more than one-third of advanced melanoma patients treated with Opdivo, a caner immunotherapy agent, have survived at least five years. 

April 16, 2016

Isaac Kohane (HMS) authored this opinion piece about what the health care system can learn from a video game.  



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