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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
April 8, 2016

Robert Stickgold (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted in this article about U.S. universities designating napping areas on campus. 

April 8, 2016

In order to improve treatment strategies for common conditions among former football players, the Football Players Health Study—led by a team of Harvard researchers — launched a smartphone app, TeamStudy. The app has two tracks, a survey of former NFL players to determine the health issues of greatest concern, and a simultaneous effort to find ways of addressing those issues. Alvaro Pascual-Leone (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted. Download the app here

April 7, 2016

Sarah Greenberg (Boston Children’s) and Robert Riviello (Brigham and Women’s) co-authored this piece about access to surgical care around the world. 

April 7, 2016

Pieter Cohen (Cambridge Health Alliance) led a study finding that a stimulant banned from competitive sports has been found in more than a dozen dietary supplements marketed for  “burning” body fat.

April 7, 2016

Despite U.S. guidelines recommending against prostate cancer screening in elderly men, many specialists and older physicians still do these tests, a recent study suggests. Quoc-Dien Trinh (Brigham and Women’s) is quoted. 

April 7, 2016

Bradford Dickerson (Mass General) is quoted in this article about potential early signs of dementia.

April 6, 2016

Smartphone apps claim to help conditions from addiction to schizophrenia, but few have been thoroughly tested. John Torous (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted. 

April 6, 2016

Thousands of people 50 and older are diagnosed with HIV each year in the U.S., a development that has significant health care consequences. Christina Psaros (Mass General) is quoted. 

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