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Findings may help meet growing need for blood transfusions worldwide

Common genetic variant influences whether aspirin prevents cardiovascular disease—or raises risk

Wade Harper will succeed Joan Brugge

Drug shows potential for reducing risk of fatty liver disease in HIV-infected patients

Genome editing tool offers strategy to tackle insect-borne disease

A new study shows how an HMS primary care initiative has been transforming medical practices.

HMS in the News

July 16, 2014

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, along with Boston Children’s Hospital, is developing a contact lens that automatically dispenses medicine to the eye. Joe Ciolino, assistant professor of ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Daniel Kohane, professor of anaesthesia at Boston Children's Hospital, are working on the lens.

July 15, 2014

As Americans report feeling more isolated, some people turn to snuggling with strangers. Jacqueline Olds, associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

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