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January 28, 2016

Dr. Herbert L. Abrams, a radiologist at Stanford and Harvard Universities and a founder of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, which won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985 for its work in publicizing the health consequences of atomic warfare, died on Jan. 20.

January 27, 2016

Scientists reported that they had taken a significant step toward understanding the cause of schizophrenia, in a landmark study that provides the first rigorously tested insight into the biology behind any common psychiatric disorder. Steven McCarroll (HMS) led the study.

January 27, 2016

A soy-rich diet may protect women undergoing infertility treatments from the harmful effects of a chemical widely used in food containers, a new study suggests. Jorge Chavarro (Brigham and Women's) is quoted. 

January 27, 2016

A group of medical school students is planning to petition University President Drew G. Faust about increasing the diversity of students and faculty at HMS.

January 27, 2016

Longevity research is an expansive, complex and growing field. However, researchers say advancements have already been made and they expect to see more in the near future. David Sinclair (HMS) is quoted.

January 27, 2016

For more than a decade, Codman Academy Charter School has ventured where few public schools nationwide have tread by forging a partnership with a community-based health center. Jerome Schultz (Cambridge Health Alliance) is quoted.

January 27, 2016

Just one out of every 100 U.S. doctors is responsible for 32 percent of the malpractice claims that result in payments to patients, according to a comprehensive study of 15 years’ worth of cases. Anupam Jena (HMS) is quoted. 

January 26, 2016

This article examines the trend of naming medical schools. Jeffrey S. Flier (HMS dean), David Jones (HMS), Jay Loeffler (Mass General) and Lee Nadler (HMS) are quoted.

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