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Drinking Red Wine on the Red Planet

BIDMC researchers report that a daily moderate dose of resveratrol significantly preserved muscle function and mitigated muscle atrophy in an animal model mimicking Mars’ partial gravity. Novel model innovated by BIDMC researchers will help...
18-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Key Metabolic Changes in Patients with Chemotherapy-Associated Cardiotoxicity

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) embarked on a study to investigate whether early changes in energy-related metabolites in the blood – measured shortly after chemotherapy – could be used to identify patients who...
18-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Crunching the Numbers of Cancer Metastasis

In a study published in Scientific Reports, first author Yamicia D. Connor, MD, PhD, a resident in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and colleagues, reveal that unlike non-metastatic cells,...
17-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Levels of Liver Fat Biomarker Associated with Metabolic Health Benefits of Regular Exercise

Cardiologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), scientists found that increasing exercise can lower levels of dimethylguanidino valeric acid (DMVG), a molecule in the blood linked to poor health outcomes.
10-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Associated with Higher Fall Risk

A new study out of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center identifies new factors that contribute to falls among seniors, pointing towards interventions that may help prevent them.
10-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Michael Rowan Named Executive Vice President for Hospital and Ambulatory Services at Beth Israel Lahey Health

Michael Rowan has been named Beth Israel Lahey Health’s Executive Vice President for Hospital and Ambulatory Services, effective August 12. In this role, Michael will oversee Beth Israel Lahey Health’s hospital and ambulatory care delivery...
9-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

OpenNotes: More Than 40 Million Patients Can Access Their Clinicians’ Visit Notes Via Secure Portals at 200 Health Systems

OpenNotes announced today that more than 40 million patients using secure online patient portals can now access the notes written by their clinicians at 200 health systems across the U.S. and Canada.
2-Jul-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

BIDMC’s Research & Health News Digest – June 2019 Edition

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.
1-Jul-2019 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Heat-related Injuries and How to Stay Cool

Hot weather is here. Before lathering on the sunscreen and heading outdoors, it’s important to know the signs of heat-related injuries and how to stay cool when the temperatures soar.
19-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Innovative Surgery Provides New Option for Bladder Cancer

Expert urologic surgeons at the Cancer Center at BIDMC, Peter Chang, MD, and Andrew Wagner, MD, discuss an innovative procedure offered at BIDMC in which they build a new bladder for their patients with bladder cancer. have been performing this...
17-Jun-2019 4:10 PM EDT

A Health Number Men Should Know

Aria Olumi, MD, Chief of Urologic Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, explains the importance of men knowing their prostate-specific antigen (PSA) number.
17-Jun-2019 3:15 PM EDT

Five Tips for Improving Men’s Health

James Heckman, MD, Assistant Medical Director of Healthcare Associates at BIDMC and Aria Olumi, MD, Chief of Urologic Surgery at BIDMC, share tips for improving men's health.
17-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Podiatry expert available for interview on seasonal topics

3-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Aortic Aneurysms: Who’s At Risk?

Brett Carroll, MD, Medical Director of the Aortic Center at BIDMC, shares who is at risk for aortic aneurysms.
8-Apr-2019 4:30 PM EDT

Living with an Aortic Aneurysm

8-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston has two health experts available for interview on several marathon-related topics.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston has two health experts available for interview on several marathon-related topics.
26-Mar-2019 11:05 AM 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
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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

jkritz@bidmc.harvard.edu

617-667-7301

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617-667-7306

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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Lindsey Diaz-MacInnis
Senior Media Specialist

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617-667-7372

Teresa Herbert
Senior Manager of Communications
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therbert@bidmc.harvard.edu

617-667-7305

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