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Faculty from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s CardioVascular Institute and Colleagues Presenting New Advances and Research at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

Faculty from BIDMC's CardioVascular Institute and colleagues will be presenting new advances and research at the 2018 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions.
8-Nov-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


BIDMC Research & Health News Digest: October 2018

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.
1-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Finds Tennis Elbow Treatments Provide Little to No Benefit

In the largest analysis to date, researchers and clinicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have compared the efficacy and safety of non-surgical treatment options for tennis elbow – also called enthesopathy of the extensor carpi...
1-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


OpenNotes: More than 30 Million Americans Have Access to their Clinical Notes

OpenNotes announced today that more than 30 million Americans now have access to notes written by their clinicians in fully transparent medical records.
30-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Watching and Waiting: New Data Provides Guidance for Management of Moderately Dysplastic Moles

Study suggests close observation is a reasonable management strategy for moderately dysplastic moles, but certain patients require continued screening for risk for melanoma
25-Oct-2018 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Augmented Reality May Assist Cardiologists Plan and Perform Complex Procedures

Jihye Jang, a PhD Candidate at the Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and colleagues assessed AR’s potential to help cardiologists visualize myocardial scarring in the heart as they perform ventricular...
24-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Us vs. Them: Understanding the Neurobiology of Stereotypes

In a review published in the journal Trends in Cognitive Science, Alvaro Pascual-Leone, MD, PhD, and colleagues describe how non-invasive brain stimulation – a technique he and others have pioneered to unlock the secrets of the brain – could...
15-Oct-2018 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Out Like a Light: Researchers ID Brain's 'Sleep Switch'

Two decades ago, Clifford B. Saper, MD/PhD, Chairman of the Department of Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and colleagues discovered a set of nerve cells they thought might be the switch that turns the brain off, allowing it to...
8-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Five Foods to Strengthen Bones and Joints

Kathryn Weatherford, RD, LDN, CNSC, a registered dietitian at BIDMC, shares five food recommendations to help strengthen bones and joints.
6-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST

Easing the Discomfort of Restless Legs Syndrome

Jacqueline Chang, MD, a pulmonologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, shares common triggers of Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS).
21-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

A Healthy Regimen for Patients with Cancer

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center dietitian, Juliana Gilenberg, RD, LDN, CNSC, shares tips for a healthy regimen for patients with cancer.
13-Sep-2018 10:15 AM EDT

What a Leading Cardiologist Eats for Breakfast

A leading cardiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center shares what he eats for breakfast
24-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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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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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