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Personalized Cancer Vaccine is Associated With Promising Outcomes for Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

A personalized cancer vaccine markedly improved outcomes for patients suffering from acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a potentially lethal blood cancer, in a clinical trial led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). The...
8-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Standing Up May Unmask Cognitive Deficits in Patients with Parkinson’s

This study shows that when patients with PD experience a drop in blood pressure upon standing up – a condition known as orthostatic hypotension (OH) – they exhibit significant cognitive deficits. These deficits reverse when the individual lies...
30-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Insight Into the Brain’s Control of Hunger and Satiety Could Help Researchers Target Overeating and Obesity


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) researchers have identified previously unknown neural circuitry that plays a role in promoting satiety, the feeling of having had enough to eat. The discovery revises the current models for homeostatic...
21-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

BIDMC Study in NEJM Reports Progress in Preventing Bleeding in Atrial Fibrillation Patients Undergoing Stenting


A new study led by clinician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) testing the safety and effectiveness of anticoagulant strategies for patients with atrial fibrillation who undergo stenting procedures has shown that therapies...
14-Nov-2016 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Therapeutic Vaccine Approach Holds Promise for HIV Remission

A study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), in collaboration with scientists at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of...
10-Nov-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Opening of Cardiac Direct Access Unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Transforms Cardiac Care in New England


The CardioVascular Institute (CVI) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has transformed the delivery of cardiac care with the opening of the new Cardiac Direct Access Unit (CDAc). The first of its kind in New England, the outpatient unit...
4-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Insight Into the Seat of Human Consciousness


For millennia, philosophers have struggled to define human consciousness. Now, a team of researchers led by neurologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has pinpointed the regions of the brain that may play a role maintaining it....
4-Nov-2016 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Neurocognitive Deficits May Be a Red Flag for Psychosis

While schizophrenia is best known for episodes of psychosis – a break with reality during which an individual may experience delusions and hallucinations – it is also marked by chronic neurocognitive deficits, such as problems with memory and...
2-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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