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

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...
17-Oct-2019 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Obesity Associated with Abnormal Bowel Habits – Not Diet

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...
18-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
11-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Polypill Holds Promise for Tackling Cardiovascular Disease in Low- and Middle- Income Countries

A team of researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) evaluated whether it would be cost-effective to combine several medications into a single “cardiovascular polypill” for patients who have had a previous heart attack or...
4-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Choices of the Heart: Healthy Foods More Important than Type of Diet to Reduce Heart Disease Risk

In a study published online in the International Journal of Cardiology, researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) examined the effects of three healthy diets emphasizing different macronutrients – carbohydrates, proteins, or...
28-Aug-2019 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

BIDMC Research & Health News Digest: August 2019

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.
22-Aug-2019 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Trigger Warning: One to Two Servings of Caffeinated Beverages Not Associated with Higher Risk of Migraine Headaches but Three or More May Trigger Migraines

In a study published today in the American Journal of Medicine, researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and colleagues evaluated the role of caffeinated beverages as a potential trigger of migraine.
12-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Revisits Have Increased Since Implementation of Program Intended to Reduce Hospital Readmissions


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Addiction specialist on the lack of research into marijuana, THC and CBD

15-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Do I Need to Be Tested for the Flu?

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.
15-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Who Is Rescuing Whom? Dog Ownership and Cardiovascular Health

9-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT

How Breast Cancer Can Affect Body Image in Young Women

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.
3-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Unique Issues for Young Women with Breast Cancer

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.
3-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Five Things Women Under 40 Should Know About Breast Cancer

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
3-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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

23-Sep-2019 9:35 AM EDT

BIDMC pain experts available for interview during National Pain Awareness Month (September)

3-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, teaching and community service. Located in the heart of Boston's medical community, it hosts nearly three quarters of a million patient visits annually in and around Boston.

The medical center is distinguished by its excellence in surgery (including general, cardiovascular, thoracic, gastrointestinal, solid organ transplant and vascular surgery), with minimally invasive approaches to many procedures. BIDMC is also known for treatment of cardiac conditions, cancer, and pulmonary and thoracic disorders; and for our expertise in neurosciences, gastroenterology and liver disease, obstetrics and women's health, podiatry, and emergency and trauma medicine. BIDMC is the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox.

BIDMC provides an exceptionally caring environment for patients and families, especially through its "heart and soul" programs - geriatric care, social work, palliative care and affiliated community health centers.

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Jennifer Kritz
Senior Director of Communications
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

jkritz@bidmc.harvard.edu

617-667-7301

Jacqueline Mitchell
Senior Science Communications Manager

jsmitche@bidmc.harvard.edu

617-667-7306

Chloe Meck
Media Relations Specialist
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

cmeck@bidmc.harvard.edu

617-667-7367

Lindsey Diaz-MacInnis
Senior Media Specialist

ldiaz2@bidmc.harvard.edu

617-667-7372

Teresa Herbert
Senior Manager of Communications
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

therbert@bidmc.harvard.edu

617-667-7305

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