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Open-Label (Honest) Placebo Works as Well as Double-Blind Placebo in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

In a randomized clinical trial published in the journal PAIN, researchers found participants with moderate to severe irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) who were knowingly treated with a pharmacologically inactive pill — referred to as an honest or...
30-Mar-2021 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Racial disparities in death rates from chronic diseases show minimal improvement over last two decades

In a research letter written by colleagues at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the authors report racial disparities improved only minimally in rural areas over the last...
29-Mar-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

BIDMC launches COVID-19 'long-haulers' program

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has convened a team of experts to establish the Critical Illness and COVID-19 Survivorship Program, which treats patients with persistent symptoms, which are also described as “long-COVID” or “post-acute...
22-Mar-2021 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New research shows substantially higher burden of COVID-19 compared to flu

The team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center demonstrated that COVID-19 cases resulted in significantly more weekly hospitalizations, more use of mechanical ventilation and higher mortality rates than influenza.
19-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

With masks on, three feet is just as safe as six feet apart in Massachusetts schools, researchers find

A study led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center physician-researchers provides new, much-needed data about the optimal physical distancing between students for the prevention of COVID-19 in the school setting.
11-Mar-2021 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

BIDMC researchers develop model to estimate false-negative rate for COVID-19 tests

A team of researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has developed a mathematical means of assessing tests’ false-negative rate.
22-Feb-2021 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers ID blood protein that sheds light on common, post-operative complication

In a new study led by an interdisciplinary team of gerontologists, geriatricians, precision medicine experts, and bioinformaticians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), researchers identified a single protein present in the blood that is...
17-Feb-2021 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Seward Rutkove, MD, named Chair of Neurology at BIDMC

Seward Rutkove, MD, has been named Chair of the Department of Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Starting March 1, Rutkove will lead the department’s cutting-edge patient care, clinical and translational research, as well...
11-Feb-2021 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites


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