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Researchers Pave the Way for Next Generation COVID-19 Immunization Strategies

Findings published in the journal Nature by physician-scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and colleagues suggest that it may be possible to improve protection against COVID-19 by delivering the vaccine directly to the...
14-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

AI Chatbot Shows Potential as Diagnostic Partner, Researchers Find

Physician-investigators compared a chatbot’s probabilistic reasoning to that of human clinicians. The findings, published in JAMA Network Open, suggest that artificial intelligence could serve as useful clinical decision support tools for...
8-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Alarming Trends in Cardiovascular Health Among Middle-Aged Adults

New research helps explain the recent reversal in cardiovascular mortality among this population and underscores the need to address the social determinants of health that contribute to it.
27-Nov-2023 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Halt Progression in Parkinson's Disease Mouse Model

Researchers performed complementary experiments showing that inhibiting a specific enzyme in a mouse model protects the dopamine-producing neurons that are normally lost as Parkinson's disease progresses, effectively halting the progression of the...
15-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Link Between Neighborhood Environmental Burden and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

A national study demonstrates that neighborhood exposure to environmental hazards is significantly associated with poor cardiovascular health across the United States.
15-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Abortion Bans Linked to Increase in Children Entering Foster System, Researchers Find

With more than 4 million children placed into foster care during the study period, researchers used state-level data to evaluate the link between restricted abortion access and subsequent entries into the foster care system.
3-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19 Faced Nearly Twice the Rates of Death After Discharge As Patients with Flu

Researchers demonstrate that among individuals who were admitted to the hospital with COVID-19 and were discharged alive, the risk of post-discharge death was nearly twice that observed in those who were discharged alive from an influenza-related...
10-Aug-2023 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A gutsy move – new study challenges conventional wisdom about nerve cell origins of “the second brain”

Researchers present a completely new paradigm describing a developmental pathway by which the enteric nervous system development continues after birth.
9-Aug-2023 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Agents of Change: A BIDMC OBGYN Advocates for Reproductive Justice for All

In a commentary published in a special Obstetrics & Gynecology issue on racism and reproductive health, corresponding author Rose L. Molina, MD, MPH, a BIDMC obstetrician-gynecologist, researcher, and activist advancing health equity in pregnancy...
2-Oct-2023 3:05 PM EDT

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Precision Equity: BIDMC Scientists Pave Way for Potential Cure for Severe Kidney Disease Disproportionately Affecting Black Individuals

An investigational molecule has been shown to improve kidney function in people with one form of chronic kidney disease in a small phase 2 clinical trial. Martin Pollak, MD, discusses the journey from research question to potential cure.
22-Mar-2023 9:30 AM EDT

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