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Education Risk Assessment, Not Mandatory Screening, Best For Women With Dense Breast Tissue

BOSTON – Women with dense breast tissue are at increased risk of breast cancer. Dense breast tissue, generally defined as having more fibroglandular than fatty tissue, can make it more difficult for radiologists to detect cancer on screening...
9-Feb-2015 1:10 PM EST

Analysis Rejects Linkage Between Testosterone Therapy And Cardiovascular Risk

Fears of a link between testosterone replacement therapy and cardiovascular risk are misplaced, according to a review published in this month’s Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The therapy has come under widespread scrutiny in recent months, including by...
26-Jan-2015 8:00 AM EST

BIDMC Receives Commonwealth Fund Grant to Develop OurNotes

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has received a $450,000 grant from The Commonwealth Fund to develop OurNotes, an initiative to promote active patient engagement in health and illness that invites patients to contribute to their own...
22-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Vaccine-Induced CD4 T Cells Lead to Adverse Effect in a Mouse Model of Infection

A study led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has found that a vaccine that elicits only CD4 T cells resulted in an overwhelming inflammatory response in a mouse model of infection.
14-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

BIDMC Study Suggests Worsening Trends in Headache Management

BOSTON – Each year more than 12 million Americans visit their doctors complaining of headaches, which result in lost productivity and costs of upward of $31 billion annually. A new study by researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center...
5-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

Epigenomics Analysis Reveals Surprising New Clues to Insulin Resistance

In studying the cellular structure and function of insulin, a research team led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has uncovered previously unknown steps in the development of insulin resistance, a hallmark of type 2...
5-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

BIDMC Receives $100,000 to Support Pancreatic Cancer Research

The Institute for Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) led by A. James Moser, MD, FACS, will benefit from a $100,000 grant from the Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer (AFFPC).
8-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

BIDMC's Ramy Arnaout Receives American Heart Association Grant as Part of Cardiovascular Genome-Phenome Study

Project will focus on antibody repertoires and B cell diversity to better understand the role of the immune system in cardiovascular disease
4-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST

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