Harvard Medicine News
Getting to the Root

New research shows how a neurotoxin believed to be at the root of Alzheimer’s disease forms where it can cause the most damage.

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Gut Check

Can scientists build a test to gauge disease risk by sampling the bugs in our guts?

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Creating a Niche

MD student Ryoko Hamaguchi harnesses artistic talent, scientific curiosity, and bilingualism to link art, medicine, and cultures.

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A Place in the Room

Women are advocating for advances in gender-specific health issues.

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