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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


12-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Data Indicate Rise in Opioid Use for Migraine Treatment

An increasing number of Americans are using opioids to treat their migraine headaches, despite the fact that opioids are not the recommended first-line therapy for migraine in most cases. Migraine care specialist Sait Ashina, MD, a neurologist and...
7-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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

3-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

BIDMC prostate health experts available for interview during National Prostate Health Month (September)

3-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Addiction specialist on federal marijuana/OK opioid news

29-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Expert Sources Available for Prostate Health Month

With National Prostate Health Month quickly approaching in September, the Prostate Cancer Program at the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has several expert sources that may be helpful for stories you are working on now or in...
22-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Diabetes and Your Feet

John Giurini, DPM, Chief of Podiatric Surgery at BIDMC, discusses how diabetes can cause problems with your feet.
6-Aug-2019 10:20 AM EDT

Tips for Keeping Your Feet Healthy

BIDMC podiatric surgeon Thanh Dinh, DPM, shares five simple tips for keeping your feet feeling their best.
6-Aug-2019 10:15 AM EDT

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

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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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jsmitche@bidmc.harvard.edu

617-667-7306

Chloe Meck
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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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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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