A team of investigators led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) medical oncologist Rupal Bhatt, MD, PhD, has demonstrated that a molecule called KIM-1, a protein present in the blood of some patients with renal cell carcinoma is present...
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Bacteria—especially Gram-negative strains—are becoming increasingly resistant to current antibiotic drugs, and the development of new classes of antibiotics has slowed. Faced with these challenges, investigators are studying the potential of...
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An Ancient Medicine Shows New Promise: Arsenic in Combination with an Existing Drug Could Combat Cancer
Investigators have discovered that arsenic in combination with an existing leukemia drug work together to target a master cancer regulator. The team, led by researchers at the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is hopeful that...
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Endocrinologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have shown for the first time that brown fat can exert control over skeletal muscle function.
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• When opioids are prescribed following surgery, approximately four percent of the general patient population will continue using opioids for an extended time period
• Race and household income were not significant risk factors for prolonged...
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A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.
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BIDMC Researchers ID the Brain's Claustrum as Likely Origin of Parkinsonism's Tremors, Rigidty and Slowed Movement
Parkinsonism – slowed movement, muscle rigidity and tremor – is a classic set of neurological symptoms most often seen in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Because neuron loss in the substantia nigra – a region of the brain associated with...
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Suzanne Olbricht, MD, Chief of Dermatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, shares tips for avoiding sunburns.
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Dr. Eli Gelfand, Chief of the Outpatient Cardiology Clinic at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is available for interview to discuss traveling safely with heart disease.
7-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Michael Curry, MD, Section Chief, Hepatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, suggests that baby boomers should get tested for Hepatits C.
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