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Article ID: 716038

Drinking Red Wine on the Red Planet

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

BIDMC researchers report that a daily moderate dose of resveratrol significantly preserved muscle function and mitigated muscle atrophy in an animal model mimicking Mars’ partial gravity. Novel model innovated by BIDMC researchers will help scientists fill in the blanks about the little understood physiological consequences of partial gravity.

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18-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 716021

Study Finds Key Metabolic Changes in Patients with Chemotherapy-Associated Cardiotoxicity

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) embarked on a study to investigate whether early changes in energy-related metabolites in the blood – measured shortly after chemotherapy – could be used to identify patients who developed heart toxicity at a later time.

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18-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Crunching the Numbers of Cancer Metastasis

Article ID: 715931

Crunching the Numbers of Cancer Metastasis

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

In a study published in Scientific Reports, first author Yamicia D. Connor, MD, PhD, a resident in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and colleagues, reveal that unlike non-metastatic cells, breast metastatic cells have the ability to change shape, flattening to more effectively cross the endothelium and into the blood stream.

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17-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 715563

Study: Levels of Liver Fat Biomarker Associated with Metabolic Health Benefits of Regular Exercise

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Cardiologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), scientists found that increasing exercise can lower levels of dimethylguanidino valeric acid (DMVG), a molecule in the blood linked to poor health outcomes.

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10-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715535

Study Finds Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Associated with Higher Fall Risk

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A new study out of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center identifies new factors that contribute to falls among seniors, pointing towards interventions that may help prevent them.

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10-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Michael Rowan Named Executive Vice President for Hospital and Ambulatory Services at Beth Israel Lahey Health

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Michael Rowan Named Executive Vice President for Hospital and Ambulatory Services at Beth Israel Lahey Health

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Michael Rowan has been named Beth Israel Lahey Health’s Executive Vice President for Hospital and Ambulatory Services, effective August 12. In this role, Michael will oversee Beth Israel Lahey Health’s hospital and ambulatory care delivery system, including 13 hospitals and approximately 40 major ambulatory facilities spanning urgent care, imaging, ambulatory surgery, cancer services and comprehensive multi-specialty care.

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9-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715246

OpenNotes: More Than 40 Million Patients Can Access Their Clinicians’ Visit Notes Via Secure Portals at 200 Health Systems

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

OpenNotes announced today that more than 40 million patients using secure online patient portals can now access the notes written by their clinicians at 200 health systems across the U.S. and Canada.

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2-Jul-2019 10:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 715229

BIDMC’s Research & Health News Digest – June 2019 Edition

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.

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1-Jul-2019 5:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714527

An Ounce of Prevention: Preoperative Management of Inflammation May Stave Off Cancer Recurrences

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A new study out of the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center suggests that traditional cancer treatments can paradoxically promote new tumor growth.

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18-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 714483

Innovative Surgery Provides New Option for Bladder Cancer

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Expert urologic surgeons at the Cancer Center at BIDMC, Peter Chang, MD, and Andrew Wagner, MD, discuss an innovative procedure offered at BIDMC in which they build a new bladder for their patients with bladder cancer. have been performing this procedure for more than five years. They have the area’s largest experience with this procedure, having performed over 100 surgeries.

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17-Jun-2019 4:10 PM EDT
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