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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
November 23, 2015

An international team of scientists has found that after agriculture arrived in Europe 8,500 years ago, people’s DNA underwent widespread changes, altering their height, digestion, immune system and skin color. David Reich (HMS) is senior author and Iain Mathieson (HMS) is lead author of the study. 

November 23, 2015

Treating prison inmates is a good investment that would save money in the long run, a study finds. Jagpreet Chhatwal (Mass General) is lead author of the study. 

November 23, 2015

George Church (HMS) is quoted in this article on funding for medical research and the drug approval process. 

November 22, 2015

Two projects founded this past summer at the i-Lab include Confi, an online platform targeted at women that crowdsources advice on sexual health, and Antera, which is looking to become the leading expert in vaccination against food and environmental allergens. Caroline Sokol (Mass General) is quoted. 

November 21, 2015

Anupam Jena (HMS) is lead author of a paper about hospital admissions and cardiologists that is the subject of this article. 

November 19, 2015

Social and economic factors may influence who is most likely to get surgery for early-stage pancreatic cancer, a new study suggests. Eliminating these gaps could improve outcomes, the authors say. Jason Gold (Boston VA Medical Center) is senior author of the study. 

November 19, 2015

Louise Ivers (HMS, Brigham and Women’s) authored this article on cholera in Haitia. 

November 19, 2015

The crisp white coat has long been worn to symbolize a profession—and purity. But some studies show the coats are teeming with microbes picked up in patient rooms. Philip Lederer (Mass General), Paul Sax (Brigham and Women's) and Michael S. Calderwood (Brigham and Women's) are quoted. 



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