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August 20, 2015

Srinivasan Pillay, assistant professor of psychiatry at McLean Hospital, authored this article on the neurological effects of stress.

August 20, 2015

Pieter Cohen, assistant professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess and Cambridge Health Alliance, is profiled, and Danny McCormick, associate professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess and Cambridge Health Alliance, is quoted.

August 19, 2015

Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. Melina Claussnitzer, instructor in medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is the lead author of the study. 

August 19, 2015

Kenneth Mayer, professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess, is a co-author of this opinion piece on the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program as a model of HIV medical care.

August 18, 2015

Teenagers who try e-cigarettes are more likely to try cigarettes and other tobacco products, a new study finds.  Nancy Rigotti, professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted. 

August 18, 2015

Tough experiences before age six, like family instability or abuse, are tied to changes in brain structure and to a higher risk of anxiety or depression, according to a study of mother-son pairs in England. Martin Teicher, associate professor of psychiatry at McLean Hospital, is quoted. 

August 18, 2015

Researchers have found that radiation and chemotherapy may be shrinking patients’ brains, leading researchers to search for new methods to treat brain tumors. Jorg Dietrich, assistant professor of neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, is the senior author of the study. 

August 17, 2015

Colon cancer patients who were heavy coffee drinkers had a far lower risk of dying or having their cancer return than those who did not drink coffee, with significant benefits starting at two to three cups a day, a new study found. Charles Fuchs, professor of medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, led the research. 

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