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Study reveals racial disparities in clinical trial recruitment and points to strategies to achieve more inclusive clinical research

In a new study published in the journal Clinical Trials, researchers led by Stephen Juraschek, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) compared four electronic-based recruitment methods and four...
22-Sep-2020 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID-19 mortality rates higher among men than women

A new review article from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) shows people who are biologically male are dying from COVID-19 at a higher rate than people who are biologically female.
22-Sep-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

High blood pressure treatment linked to lower risk of orthostatic hypotension

In a new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine and presented at the virtual American Heart Association’s Hypertension 2020 Scientific Sessions, researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) found that treatment for lower...
10-Sep-2020 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Investigational COVID-19 vaccine candidate prevents severe clinical disease in animals

In new research published in Nature Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center immunologist Dan H. Barouch, MD, PhD, and colleagues demonstrated that the optimal vaccine elicited robust immune response in Syrian golden hamsters and prevented...
3-Sep-2020 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study examines racial and ethnic disparities among COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts

In a new study published in Health Affairs, researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health examines the association between community-level factors and COVID-19 case rates across 351...
28-Aug-2020 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

One size may not fit all: BILH psychiatrists develop mental health app assessment tool

Researcher-clinicians from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, both part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, have collaborated to develop an online assessment tool to help patients and providers make more...
25-Aug-2020 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

BIDMC’s Research & Health News Digest – July 2020 Edition

The July 2020 Edition of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s (BIDMC) Research & Health News Digest.
30-Jul-2020 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Single-shot COVID-19 vaccine protects non-human primates

A leading COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center creates the groundwork for a newly launched COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial
30-Jul-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Laughter Can Help Your Heart

Stress is a well-known risk factor for heart disease. But the opposite of stress — laughter and lightheartedness — may actually help protect your heart. BIDMC experts weigh in.
9-Sep-2020 10:15 AM EDT

Heat-related Injuries and How to Stay Cool

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.
10-Aug-2020 9:30 AM EDT

Dealing with Crohn's Disease During Pregnancy

"Because it affects them in their childbearing years, women need to know when it is safe to get pregnant," says Dr. Jacqueline Wolf, a national expert on IBD and pregnancy and a physician in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and...
28-Jul-2020 11:50 AM EDT

Screening for Hepatitis C: Not Just for Baby Boomers

While screening guidelines for hepatitis C previously targeted baby boomers, experts say more universal testing guidelines should be followed for early detection and better outcomes.
28-Jul-2020 11:40 AM EDT

Heart-Healthy Cooking with Pantry Items

BIDMC dietitian Elisabeth Moore, RD, shares tips for grocery shopping and suggests heart-healthy pantry items to stock up on during the COVID-19 pandemic.
28-Apr-2020 10:10 AM EDT

Cabin Fever? BIDMC Podiatrist Offers Tips for Safe Outdoor Running

BIDMC's Chief of Podiatric Surgery John Giurini, DPM, shares some insight on avoiding common injuries and knowing when it's time to see a podiatrist.
28-Apr-2020 10:10 AM EDT

How to Avoid Stress Eating

Elisabeth Moore, RD, a dietitian at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, offers advice to help us make healthy snack choices during these trying times.
28-Apr-2020 10:05 AM EDT

COVID-19 and Pregnancy

BIDMC’s Blair Wylie, MD, MPH, Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Chloe Zera, MD, MPH, Director of Obstetric Population Health, provide some information and advice for expecting parents.
28-Apr-2020 10:05 AM 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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