At a glance:
Hospitalized patients treated by higher-spending physicians do not have better outcomes than patients treated by lower-spending physicians.
Health care spending varies more across individual physicians than across hospitals.
13-Mar-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Local study suggests urban mobile clinics may help boost patient participation, engagement in care
1-Mar-2017 9:40 AM EST Add to Favorites
David Reich, professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School, has been named co-recipient of the 2017 Dan David Prize in archaeology and natural sciences.
21-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Harvard Medical School researchers have successfully “listened in” on the crosstalk between gut microbes and the immune system.
16-Feb-2017 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
At a glance:
New research shows great variation among clinicians’ opioid prescribing practices and links physician prescription patterns to patients’ risk for subsequent long-term opioid use.
Being treated by an emergency room physician...
15-Feb-2017 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
Clinical decision-making and treatment choice is a complex cognitive process influenced by multiple variables.
15-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Sleep—one of the most basic, yet most mystifying processes of the human body—has confounded physicians, scientists and evolutionary biologists for centuries.
2-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
• Harvard Medical School scientists and colleagues from the Massachusetts General Hospital have partly restored hearing in mice with a genetic form of deafness.
• Scientists altered a common virus, enhancing its ability to enter hair cells in...
26-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites