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Article ID: 720964

Study: First Evidence of Immune Response Targeting Brain Cells in Autism

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

In a paper published in Annals of Neurology, a physician-scientist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and colleagues report the presence of cellular features consistent with an immune response targeting specialized brain cells in more than two thirds of autistic brains analyzed postmortem. These cellular characteristics – not previously observed in autism – lend critical new insight into autism’s origins and could pave the way to improved diagnosis and treatment for people with this disorder.

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17-Oct-2019 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720753

Do I Need to Be Tested for the Flu?

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Barbara Masser, MD, Medical Director of Ambulatory Emergency Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, shares some insight on whether or not you may need a flu test.

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15-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720479

Who Is Rescuing Whom? Dog Ownership and Cardiovascular Health

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Dhruv S. Kazi, MD, MSc, MS, Associate Director of the Smith Center for Outcomes Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, writes an accompanying editorial about two new reports showing an association of dog ownership with a better outcome after a major cardiovascular event.

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9-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720123

How Breast Cancer Can Affect Body Image in Young Women

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Ted James, MD, Chief of Breast Surgery and Co-Director of the BreastCare Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses the unique challenges women in their 20s and 30s face when diagnosed with breast cancer.

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3-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720124

Unique Issues for Young Women with Breast Cancer

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Monica Valero, MD, a breast surgical oncologist at the BreastCare Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses how breast cancer may impact women in their 20s and 30s.

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3-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720125

Five Things Women Under 40 Should Know About Breast Cancer

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Nadine Tung, MD, head of breast medical oncology and cancer genetics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, shares 5 things women under 40 should know about breast cancer

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3-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719421

Vaping and Your Health: Here’s What You Need to Know

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Jennifer Wilson, MD. a thoracic surgeon at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses vaping and your health

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23-Sep-2019 9:35 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719204

Study: Obesity Associated with Abnormal Bowel Habits – Not Diet

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center demonstrated for the first time that a strong association between obesity and chronic diarrhea is not driven by diet or physical activity. The findings could have important implications for how physicians might approach and treat symptoms of diarrhea in patients with obesity differently.

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18-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718813

Trio of Studies Show that Gene Mutation, Tissue Location and Signaling Networks Drive Cancer Incidence and Severity

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Mutated KRAS genes are commonly found in several cancers and not all KRAS mutations in the same organ tissue cause the same disease severity, according to three new studies from researchers at the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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11-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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