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Mediterranean diet tied to 30 percent risk reduction for diabetes in Women's Health Study

The Mediterranean (MED) diet -- rich in olive oil, fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts and seeds -- is a recommended way to reduce the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and other adverse health outcomes.
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Vitamin D supplements may reduce risk of developing advanced cancer

For many years, investigators have been trying to pin down the tantalizing connection between vitamin D and cancer.
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Rapid changes in biomarker of inflammation may be a key predictor of COVID-19 outcomes

Predicting the course of a COVID-19 patient's disease after hospital admission is essential to improving treatment.
5-Nov-2020 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study uncovers subset of COVID-19 patients who recover quickly and sustain antibodies

One of the pressing questions about COVID-19 remains: How long does immunity last? One key indicator of immunity is the presence of virus-specific antibodies.
4-Nov-2020 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Young people hospitalized with COVID-19 face substantial adverse outcomes

While older age is widely recognized as a risk factor for increased morbidity and mortality due to COVID-19, younger patients have received less attention as a population vulnerable to adverse clinical outcomes.
9-Oct-2020 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

VirScan offers new insights into COVID-19 antibody response

A tool designed to detect viral history in a drop of blood has gotten an upgrade in the age of COVID-19.
29-Sep-2020 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dynamic kirigami shoe grip designed to reduce risks of slips and falls

Losing your balance and falling does not just happen during icy Boston winters.
20-Aug-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Radiology reveals alarming rise in intimate partner violence during COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing and stay-at-home orders have been enacted throughout the world to stop disease transmission and keep people safe.
14-Aug-2020 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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