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Fish and Fatty Acid Consumption Associated With Lower Risk of Hearing Loss in Women

Here’s another reason why fish is good for you: Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) found that consuming two or more servings of fish per week was […]

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Researchers Develop New Way to Administer Drugs to Transplant Patients

An international team of researchers, including scientists from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), have developed a new way to administer immunosuppressant or anti-rejection drugs to […]

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New Study Hopes to Improve Clinical Trials for People with the Early Stages of Alzheimer’s

According to the National Institute on Aging, as many as five million people age 65 and older in the United States have dementia due to […]

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Caffeine Intake Associated with Lower Incidence of Tinnitus, Study Says

Here’s another reason to not be shy about knocking back the whole pot: New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) found that women who […]

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital Will Offer Laughing Gas During Labor

Just a couple of years ago, only a few hospitals in the U.S. were offering laughing gas in birthing rooms, even though it’s widely used throughout […]

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Boston Scientists Created Human Platelets With a ‘Next-Generation Bioreactor’

According to Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) researchers, every year in the U.S., more than 2.17 million platelet units (blood cells that form clots) are […]

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The Way Generic Drugs Look Can Disrupt Use, Study Says

Do looks really matter? When it comes to the appearance of pills, a new study says yes. We all know that generic versions of prescription […]

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Hospitals Collaborate to Open ‘Undiagnosed Disease Center’

When you live in Boston, it’s easy to forget that your “local” hospitals are some of the best in the world. So when they team up […]

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Alcohol Consumption May Reduce Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

We Bostonians love our beer, and now—thanks to a recent study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH)—we have renewed incentive to crack open a couple of […]

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Genome Technology Enters the Mainstream

Genome technology has gone mainstream. Once deemed “exotic,” according to Brigham and Women’s researchers, the technology is now being used more and more to diagnose […]

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Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy May Not Harm Babies’ Hearts, Study Says

Antidepressant use during pregnancy does not significantly increase the risk of heart malformations in infants, according to a new study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital […]

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Top Docs Q&A: Thomas Kupper

This post is part of our Top Docs Q&A series where we ask a physician who was selected as one of our Top Docs questions about their […]

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Climb the Stairs at Fenway to Raise Money for Heart Disease

On Saturday, June 7, ClimbAmerica, hosted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s (BWH) ClimbCorps program, which is the nation’s first service corps dedicated to revolutionizing the cardiovascular […]

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Brigham and Women’s Researchers Swim With a Shark

Brigham and Women’s Hospital hosted a competition inspired by ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, except this event wasn’t about businesses such as Wicked Good Cupcakes or Morning Head—it was about medical […]

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Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Is Judging a Brigham and Women’s Hospital Event

When he’s not telling hopeful entrepreneurs, “You’re dead to me!” after the contestants say no to a proposed deal on the set of ABC’s Shark Tank, […]