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Blood Test Could Detect Kidney Cancer Up to Five Years Prior to Clinical Diagnosis

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...
16-Aug-2018 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research May Help Rescue Antibiotics’ Effectiveness in the Face of Drug-Resistant Bacteria

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...
10-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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...
9-Aug-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Light Shed On Relationship Between Calorie-burning Fat and Muscle Function

Endocrinologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have shown for the first time that brown fat can exert control over skeletal muscle function.
2-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

BIDMC Study Determines Risk Factors for Opioid Misuse

• 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...
1-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


BIDMC Research Brief Digest: July 2018

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.
26-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
26-Jul-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Avoiding Sunburns This Summer

Suzanne Olbricht, MD, Chief of Dermatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, shares tips for avoiding sunburns.
17-Jul-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Traveling Safely with Heart Disease

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

Calling All Baby Boomers: Get Tested for Hepatitis C

Michael Curry, MD, Section Chief, Hepatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, suggests that baby boomers should get tested for Hepatits C.
26-Jul-2018 4:45 PM EDT

Does Sparkling Water Hydrate You?

24-Jul-2018 4:45 PM EDT


Heat wave watch: ED physician available to share tips on how to safely beat the heat

29-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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