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August 5, 2015

Students at schools affiliated with prestigious hospitals may be able to see a broader range of medical cases.  Sail Mehta, clinical fellow in radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

August 5, 2015

Researchers from the Camera Culture Group have now come up with the prototype of the eyeSelfie, a device that makes DIY retinal imaging feasible for the first time. Vincent Patalano, assistant professor of ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, is quoted.

August 4, 2015

A new study finds that birth control pills have prevented 400,000 cases of endometrial cancer, which develops in the lining of the uterus, over the past 50 years. JoAnn Manson, professor of women's health at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is quoted.

August 4, 2015

Elizabeth Nabel, professor of medicine and president of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, participated in a conversation regarding her new role as the National Football League’s first chief health and medical adviser. 

August 4, 2015

Regularly eating chili peppers, other hot foods linked to lower risk of death during study period. Lu Qi, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is a co-author of the study.

August 4, 2015

A decades old Medicare rule requiring a three-day hospital stay before patients can transfer to skilled nursing facilities may needlessly prolong hospitalizations, a study suggests. David Grabowski, professor of health care policy, is quoted.

August 4, 2015

Rapid alteration of gene pools could fight disease – and harm ecosystems.  Kevin Esvelt, research associate at the Wyss Institute, is quoted.

August 3, 2015

Researchers found that by identifying and mimicking important developmental cues, they would be able to push cells to grow into muscle fibers. Olivier Pourquie, professor of pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is the senior author of the study.



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