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Diet High in Leucine May Fuel Breast Cancer’s Drug Resistance

Researchers at the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center revealed an unexpected relationship between levels of the amino acid leucine and the growth of tamoxifen resistance in estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer
17-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Quashing the Resistance: MicroRNA Regulates Drug Tolerance in Subset of Lung Cancers

BIDMC's Cancer Center researchers identified a new pathway that offers promising targets for preventing lung tumor relapse.
8-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Federal Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Intended to Address Readmission Rates for Medicare Patients Has Spill-Over Effect on Patients with Medicaid

In a new study, a team of researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) led by Robert W. Yeh, MD, MSc, Director of the Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology at BIDMC, found that implementation of the HRRP was associated with...
2-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.
29-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Low-Risk Patients May Benefit from Less Invasive Transcatheter Valve Replacement

A new study by a team of cardiologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) led by senior and corresponding author Jeffrey Popma, MD, suggests that a minimally invasive procedure currently reserved for patients too frail to undergo...
18-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.
28-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Pregnancy and the Environment

Blair Wylie, MD, MPH, Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at BIDMC, provides answers to commonly asked questions about potentially harmful exposures that might impact a pregnancy.
27-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds No Mortality Effect with Drug-Coated Devices for Peripheral Revascularization

A new study led by researchers at BIDMC found no difference in long-term mortality between patients treated for peripheral arterial disease with drug-coated stents and balloons compared with nondrug-coated devices.
12-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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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

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston has two pancreatic cancer experts available for interview

7-Mar-2019 4:05 PM EST

Everything You Need to Know About the Flu

Sharon Wright, MD, MPH, BIDMC’s Director of Infection Control/Hospital Epidemiology, shares everything you need to know about the flu – from how to prepare before you get sick and when to call a doctor.
27-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST

What Screenings Do You Need to Keep Your Heart Healthy?

Brett Carroll, MD, Director of Vascular Medicine in Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s CardioVascular Institute and Medical Director of the Aortic Center, shares insight on what screenings are necessary for heart health.
4-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST

Am I Too Sick To Work?

It’s that time of year when people everywhere are faced with the question: am I too sick to work? Robin Wigmore, MD, primary care physician and infectious disease specialist at BIDMC, offers questions to ask yourself in order to make an informed...
31-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST

Science Says the DASH Diet Works

28-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST

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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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