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Black Adults Treated for Common Arterial Disease Are at Greater Risk of Amputation and Death Than White Adults, Researchers Show

In this study, researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found that Black adults underwent significantly more endovascular peripheral vascular interventions (PVI), were treated for more advanced disease and were also more likely to...
19-Jul-2022 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cardiac Death Rates Declined for Both Black and White Americans Since 1999, but Racial Disparities Persist

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center conducted a comprehensive investigation of national trends in cardiovascular mortality among Black and white women and men across multiple socio-demographic domains and found a decline in...
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Cold Temps May Help to Combat Obesity and Related Metabolic Diseases by Reducing Inflammation, Researchers Find

Researchers report that exposure to cold temperatures resolved obesity-induced inflammation while improving insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance in diet-induced obese mice.
27-Jun-2022 5:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mental Health and Substance Use Among Adolescents Experiencing Homelessness in the United States

In a new paper published in JAMA, researchers evaluated mental health and substance use among homeless and housed high school students surveyed voluntarily and anonymously in 2019.
10-May-2022 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Opens New Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (LHMC) today announced the opening of its new Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) medical and surgical center.
2-May-2022 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Grandmaternal Exercise Has Benefits for Grand Offspring, Researchers Find

Scientists have demonstrated in mice that the benefits of exercise may also span generations.
28-Apr-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Controlling blood sugar may improve response to exercise training, study finds

Scientists sought to determine whether high blood glucose blunts the body’s response to exercise and whether lowering it can restore the ability to improve aerobic capacity with training.
25-Apr-2022 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Joslin Diabetes Center Receives $8.5 Million for NIH/NIDDK-Sponsored Diabetes Research Center (DRC) Program

Joslin Diabetes Center, the preeminent institution for diabetes research and care, affiliated with Harvard Medical School and a part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, has again been awarded $8.5 million from the National Institutes of Health/National...
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Lessons Learned: Reflections on What We’ve Lost, What We’ve Gained, and How to Stay Strong Through COVID-19

Reflecting on two years of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on society, we asked experts across Beth Israel Lahey Health about managing another year of the unknown, how to shore up our mental resources to heal from what we’ve been through and...
24-Mar-2022 11:10 AM EDT

The Health Implications of Climate Change: Emergency Medicine expert available

25-Aug-2021 1:20 PM EDT

Travel medicine expert available re: traveling over holidays in the age of COVID-19

19-Nov-2020 3:05 PM EST

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

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