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A Call to Preserve Cancer Care


Harvard Medical School Expert Calls for Protection of Critical Gains Made in Cancer Care Under Obamacare
24-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Social Networking for the Proteome, Upgraded

At a glance: BioPlex network identifies protein interaction partners for more than 5,800 protein-coding genes, representing more than a quarter of the human genome. The network maps over 56,000 unique protein-to-protein interactions among nearly...
16-May-2017 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Links Physician Age to Patient Mortality Risk


At a glance: Hospitalized patients have a slightly higher risk of dying when treated by older hospitalists—internal medicine specialists who oversee the care of acutely ill hospitalized patients. Physician age made no difference in patient...
12-May-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Harvard Report Compares NFL’s Health Policies and Practices to Those of Other Professional Sports Leagues


While the NFL’s player health policies and practices are robust in some areas, there are opportunities for improvement in others, according to the findings of a newly released report by researchers at The Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School.
15-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Unlocking the Barrier


At a glance: · New study reveals that blood-brain barrier function relies on the balance between omega-3 fatty acids and other lipids in cells that line blood vessels in the central nervous system. · This lipid make-up keeps...
5-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Harvard Medical School, Sanford Research to Engage Classrooms and Communities Through Genetics

The Harvard Medical School-based Personal Genetics Education Project ( and the Sanford Program for the Midwest Initiative in Science Exploration (PROMISE) at Sanford Research have teamed to bring the latest developments in genetics into...
3-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Use of Telemedicine for Mental Health in Rural Areas on the Rise but Uneven


At a glance: A newly published analysis shows the use of telemedicine to diagnose, treat and counsel rural patients with mental health disorders rose dramatically between 2004 and 2014. The research found strikingly uneven distribution...
27-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

People Suffering Heart Attacks Near Major Marathons Face Grimmer Survival Odds


At a glance: People who suffer heart attacks and cardiac arrests in the vicinity of major marathons are more likely to die within a month. The bleaker survival odds are linked to delays in transportation to nearby hospitals. The delays are...
10-Apr-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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