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Speaking Up for Patient Safety

In a new study, a team led by clinician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) surveyed family members and patients with recent ICU experiences about their willingness to speak up about care concerns to medical providers.
12-Jul-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospitals May Take Too Much of the Blame for Unplanned Readmissions

A new study out of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center reveals that the preventability of readmissions changes over time: readmissions within the first week after discharge are often preventable by the hospital, whereas readmissions later are often...
12-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Barbara B. Kahn, MD Receives 2019 FASEB Excellence in Science Award

Barbara Kahn, MD, Vice Chair for Research Strategy in the Department of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), will receive the 2019 FASEB Excellence in Science Award.
10-Jul-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Prevent, Reverse Renal Injury by Inhibiting Immune-Regulating Molecule

Study findings from a team of scientists led by George C. Tsokos, MD, Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at BIDMC, overturn conventional wisdom about kidney disease.
10-Jul-2018 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Preventative HIV Vaccine Candidate Triggers Desired Immune Responses in Humans and Monkeys, and Protects Monkeys from Infection

In a new study, published July 6 in The Lancet, a team of researchers led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's Dan H. Barouch, MD, PhD, in collaboration with Janssen Vaccines & Prevention and other partners, evaluated a series of preventative...
5-Jul-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Savory Foods May Promote Healthy Eating Through Effects on the Brain

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have found that consuming a broth rich in umami—or savory taste—can cause subtle changes in the brain that promote healthy eating behaviors and food choices, especially in women at risk of...
6-Jul-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Visualize the Connections Between Eye and Brain

In this study, BIDMC researchers developed a means of tracking the activity of the far-reaching ends of retinal neurons (called boutons) as they deliver visual information to the thalamus, a brain region involved in image processing.
2-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How to Avoid Migraine Triggers

If you’ve ever had a migraine, you know it’s different from a typical tension headache. Check out these tips from neurologist Sait Ashina, MD, for avoiding common migraine triggers.
29-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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