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Primary Care Practice Transformation With OpenNotes

At OpenNotes we spend a lot of time talking about how note sharing can help patients, but this week we’re honoring National Health Information Technology week by bringing some attention to the positive impact OpenNotes can have on doctors, nurses...
26-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Imaging the Effects of Hunger on the Brain’s Response to Food Cues

Our brain pays more attention to food when we are hungry than when we are sated. Now a team of scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has shed light on how the needs of the body affect the way the brain processes visual food...
14-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

OpenNotes Introduces Advisory Board

OpenNotes is pleased to announce that ten extraordinary advocates for health care quality and improvement are the founding members of the OpenNotes Advisory Board.
12-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Weight Loss Drug’s Effect on the Brain

A weight-loss drug dampened the response to food cues in regions of the brain associated with attention and emotion, leading to decreases in caloric intake, weight and body mass index (BMI), a team led by scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical...
12-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Special Report Documents Zika Virus’ Impact on the Fetal Brain


BOSTON – In a special report released August 23 in the journal Radiology, a team of researchers including Deborah Levine, MD, Director of Obstetric & Gynecologic ultrasound at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and professor of radiology...
25-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

After a Fracture, It’s Time to Rethink Medications

By discouraging the use of medications that can cause dizziness or loss of balance and prescribing medications known to prevent bone loss, clinicians can help patients lower their risk of falls and fractures.
22-Aug-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Vaccine Candidates Protect Primates Against Zika Virus

A month after announcing that two promising vaccine candidates provided mice with complete protection against the Zika virus, a research team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), in collaboration with scientists at Walter Reed Army...
3-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Inhibit Tumor Growth in New Subtype of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer deaths, accounting for about a third of all tumor-related deaths. Adenocarcinomas, a non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), account for about 40 percent of cancer diagnoses, but few treatments are...
3-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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