Harvard Medical School

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1/5/2021 Interaction of diabetes genetic risk and successful lifestyle modification in the Diabetes Prevention Program. National Institutes of Health ... Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. 6 Diabetes Unit and Endocrine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. 7 Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School , Boston, Massachusetts, United States. 8 Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. 9 Genetic & Molecular Epidemiology Unit, Lund University Diabetes Center, Department of Clinical Science ...
1/4/2021 January 2021: Data science may resolve how environment influences disease National Institutes of Health ... support finding geographical, environmental, and social factors linked to health and disease. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw / NIEHS)Environmental factors, along with genetics, can play a role in predicting disease. Chirag Patel, Ph.D. , from Harvard Medical School , uses data science to analyze the roles of genetics and countless environmental factors in health and disease. He spoke to NIEHS on Dec. 7, as part of the Keystone Science Lecture series.“Chirag ...
1/2/2021 Massachusetts State Science Fair Archives - Framingham SOURCE framinghamsource.com editor doctor , Harvard Medical School , Massachusetts State Science Fair , Micheline Mathews-Roth , National Institute of Health , Norton Funeral Home , Obituary , professor , St. Patrick’s Manor , St. Paul Catholic Church Share, email, print, bookmark SOURCE reports.FRAMINGHAM – Micheline Mathews-Roth, 86, formerly of Boston, died, Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham. She ...
12/31/2020 HMS Study Finds Mask-Wearing, Social Distancing Reduce Covid-19 Infections by 87% on College Campuses | News - Harvard Crimson thecrimson.com Harvard Medical School researchers found that a combination of wearing masks and practicing social distancing can reduce student and faculty Covid-19 infections on college campuses by roughly 87 percent, according to a peer-reviewed study published last week.The study, which was published on Dec. 21 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, used a dynamic microsimulation model to project the clinical and economic outcomes of different intervention strategies over ...
12/31/2020 Gaps Found in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment During Pandemic Physicians Weekly ... the COVID-19 pandemic, with some disruption to urine testing, according to a research letter published in the Dec. 15 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association .Haiden A. Huskamp, Ph.D., from Harvard Medical School in Boston, and colleagues examined OUD treatment (medication fills, outpatient visits, and urine tests) during the early months of the pandemic among privately insured individuals (ages 18 to 64 years) identified through the ...
12/31/2020 First CAR T-cell Therapy for Mantle Cell Lymphoma Fills Unmet Need Medscape ... S. LaCasce, MD, MMSc, to discuss what brexucabtagene autoleucel, the first FDA-approved CAR T-cell therapy for MCL, may mean for the treatment of patients. LaCasce is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School , Boston, Massachusetts, and director of the Dana-Farber/Mass General Brigham Fellowship in hematology/oncology. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Dr Ann LaCasceMedscape: What is the major takeaway ...
12/30/2020 Week of January 18, 2021 bookreporter.com ... of Modern Forensics by Bruce Goldfarb - Biography January 19, 2021As America ramps up efforts toward victory in World War II, Frances Glessner Lee stands at the front of a wood-paneled classroom within Harvard Medical School and addresses the young men attending her seminar on the developing field of forensic science. A grandmother without a college degree, Lee may appear better suited for a life of knitting than of ...
12/30/2020 Cognoptix Announces Formation of a New Board of Directors Business Insider ... the Molecular Aging & Development Laboratory and co-leads the Biomarker Core of the Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Boston University Center for Translational Neuroimaging. He started his career at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School . In a 12/21/2020 press release, Cognoptix announced Dr. Goldstein's new roles in the company and an overview of his groundbreaking research that underpins the Cognoptix SAPPHIRE II system.R. Gregg Stone and John ...
12/29/2020 Diet Trends That Are Good for the Heart foodworldnews.com ... a heart condition can consume can be the starting point of living life while protecting the heart and keep it pumping.When diet is taken into account, certain foods are needed to be removed. Harvard Medical School shares that this is done because improving the diet lowers the risk of individuals progressing heart disease and restricting some foods to lower blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels. Diet for the ...
12/25/2020 Remain Vigilant Around Holidays to Protect Vulnerable Populations freestonecountytimesonline.com ... in these facilities.Independent research from experts has shown that community spread is the top factor in outbreaks in nursing homes and assisted living communities. Dr. David Grabowski, professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School recently stated, “The strongest predictor of whether or not we’ll see cases in [a particular setting] is community spread.”This is why we must remain cautious around the holiday season. The ...
12/23/2020 Boston's Unions, Contractors and Health Care Experts Band Together to Fight COVID-19 enr.com Boston's Unions, Contractors and Health Care Experts Band Together to Fight COVID-19 The testing, tracing and treatment initiative targets tens of thousands of construction workers across the city Dr. Joia Mukherjee, Partners In Health; Dr. Margaret Bordeaux, Harvard Medical School ; Dr. Claire-Cecile Pierre, Harbor Health Services; and Brian Doherty, Greater Boston Building Trades Unions participated in the Zoom kickoff for the Construction Stops COVID program on Dec. 22 ...
12/23/2020 Boston Construction Bands With Health Care to Fight COVID-19 enr.com Boston Construction Bands With Health Care to Fight COVID-19 A testing, tracing and treatment initiative targets tens of thousands of workers across city Dr. Joia Mukherjee, Partners In Health; Dr. Margaret Bordeaux, Harvard Medical School ; Dr. Claire-Cecile Pierre, Harbor Health Services; and Brian Doherty, Greater Boston Building Trades Unions participated in the Zoom kickoff for the Construction Stops COVID program on Dec. 22. December 22, 2020 No Comments ...
12/23/2020 Incoming CDC Director Warns of 'Dark' Days in January Due to Christmas COVID Surge Newsweek Newsweek subscription offers
Walensky, who is the chief of infectious diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School , says that medical professionals need to be prepared for the potential post-holiday surge, with a focus on the already overwhelmed hospitals across the nation."I think about the priorities, among the things that I think about are making sure that our hospital systems are OK, that ...
12/22/2020 Interarm blood pressure difference linked to greater death risk sott.net Mon, 21 Dec 2020 19:58 UTC © Harvard Medical School Robust evidence from a large international study confirms that a difference in blood pressure readings between arms is linked to greater risk of heart attack, stroke and death. Led by the University of Exeter, the global INTERPRESS-IPD Collaboration conducted a meta-analysis of all the available research, then merged data from 24 global studies to create a database of nearly ...
12/21/2020 Ecological Momentary Assessment of Non-Menstrual Pelvic Pain: Potential Pathways of Central Sensitization in Adolescents and Young Adults with and without Primary Dysmenorrhea dovepress.com ... Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA; 4 Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA; 5 Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School , Boston, MA, USACorrespondence: Laura C SeidmanMcLean Hospital, Mail Stop 306, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USATel +1 617 855 2746Email [email protected] Purpose: Primary dysmenorrhea (PD; menstrual pain without an identified organic ...