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Always Hungry? Reach for This Snack, a New Study Says

The results of a new study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) are pretty nuts. BIDMC researchers found that eating walnuts, which have long […]

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13 Local Hospitals Agree to Form Lower-Cost Regional Health System

With talk of high healthcare costs dominating today’s political discussions, a group of local hospitals are banding together to do something about it. The Beth […]

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Beth Israel Deaconess Took On the Mannequin Challenge

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is out to prove it’s the pop culture-savviest hospital in Boston. After releasing a much-watched, maddeningly catchy Taylor Swift parody […]

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Beth Israel Is Behind a Promising New HIV Treatment

The Center for Virology and Vaccine Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is a busy place these days. In addition to its hunt […]

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Beth Israel Is Launching a Zika Vaccine Trial

Two doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) may be poised to become key players in the fight against Zika, as they lead the […]

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Beth Israel Labor Nurses Welcomed an Unusual Co-Worker

Nurses in the labor ward at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center welcomed an unusual co-worker recently: a robot developed by MIT. Researchers from MIT’s Computer […]

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BIDMC Receives $42 Million to Research HIV Vaccines and Cures

Thanks to a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) may play a pivotal role in eradicating HIV. […]

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Study: This Drug May Change Your Brain’s Response to Food

According to a new study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) there may be a drug that can change the way your brain responds […]

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Drinking Both Helps and Hurts Heart Health, Study Says

According to a recent study, the hour after you drink alcohol is a risky time. But we’re not talking (solely) about impaired judgement or proclivity […]

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An Area Research Center Wants to Harness the Placebo Effect

To many experts, the placebo effect is merely a quirk of medical research. To Ted Kaptchuk, it could be a way to revolutionize it. As […]

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Has an E.R. “Supercomputer”

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) are trying to revolutionize critical care using technology—specifically, artificial intelligence. Doctors at BIDMC have developed a “supercomputer” […]

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Beth Israel Deaconess Made a ‘Shake It Off’ Parody About Flu Prevention

You know what they say: If you want to get a message across, just turn it into a Taylor Swift parody. That’s what the Beth […]

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‘Ghost Bike’ Ceremony Honors Cyclist Killed in Back Bay Accident

After Anita Kurmann’s death, her mother came to Boston and tied a ribbon to a pole at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street […]

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Beth Israel Deaconess Team Encountered Unexpected Needs in Nepal

A small team of disaster medicine experts from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) returned from a 12-day stint in Nepal this week. But less […]

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BIDMC Researchers May Have Found a New Way to Prevent Hunger

Eating less without feeling hungry is every dieter’s dream. Now, new research from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) could make it a reality. BIDMC […]