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Researchers Discover How Hunger Boosts Learning About Food in Mice

A study sheds new light on the complex interplay among the neurons that govern hunger, behavior and learning.
14-Jul-2021 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Immunotherapy May Be Effective For Subset Of Prostate Cancer

Researchers report that about a quarter of localized prostate cancers may demonstrate immunologic traits that suggest a substantial number of patients with prostate cancer may benefit from immunotherapies.
24-Jun-2021 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Financial toxicity associated with cancer care impacts nearly 50% of women with gynecologic cancer

Researchers report on how a diverse cohort of gynecologic cancer patients are affected by financial distress, also called “financial toxicity” in acknowledgment of the health hazards it can pose, in the International Journal of Gynecological...
11-Jun-2021 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine Generates Robust Immune Responses Against COVID-19 Variants

In a new study published in Nature, Dan Barouch, MD, PhD, Director of BIDMC's Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, and colleagues report on the antibody and cellular immune responses generated by the Ad26.COV2.S vaccine against the original...
9-Jun-2021 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines are Immunogenic in Pregnant and Lactating Women, Including Against Viral Variants

In a new study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center researchers evaluated the immunogenicity of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines in pregnant and lactating women who received either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. They found that both vaccines...
13-May-2021 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

BIDMC’s Research & Health News Digest: May 2021

May 2021 edition
5-May-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Immunomics: A Conversation on the Future of Diagnostics with Ramy Arnaout

In a recent perspective article, pathologists outline how the immunome — all of the genes collectively expressed by an individual's immune cells — holds the potential to provide researchers and physicians with unprecedented insight into an...
4-May-2021 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists create first-of-its-kind 3D organoid model of the human pancreas

Researchers have successfully created the first 3D organoid models of the pancreas from human stem cells. This first-of-its-kind organoid model includes both the acinar and ductal structures that play a critical role in the majority of pancreatic...
28-Apr-2021 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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