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Genital Herpes Vaccine Going Into Trials

Sobering news: According to the CDC, one in every six Americans ages 14 to 49 has genital herpes. In fact, in NYC that number (for all age […]

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A New Treatment For Peanut Allergies

A new study conducted by researchers from Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital’s Division of Allergy and Immunology has discovered a treatment method for peanut […]

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Marijuana Could Help Diabetes Patients, Study Says

Medical marijuana has been used for years to treat a variety of ailments. The FDA has approved a synthetic form of its most active ingredient […]

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Parkinson’s Biomarker Discovered In Skin

Researchers at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have discovered a protein biomarker for Parkinson’s in the skin of Parkinson’s disease patients through a […]

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Bacon Linked to Low Sperm Count

If you’re a woman who is looking to have a child sometime in the near future, you may want to choose a mate that’s a […]

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Researchers Develop New Drug Delivery Method

In a study published in PLoS One, Harvard Medical School researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary’s Department of Otology and Laryngology recently demonstrated a […]

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The Benefits of Exercise Coming To a Drug Store Near You

Everyone knows exercising is good for you, and research has indicated that exercise improves your cognitive function. Harvard Medical School is now working to bottle up […]

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Harvard Medical School Studies Weak Hearts

A new study by Harvard Medical School researchers says that “sudden death” heart disease can be treated by reducing the heart’s production of a mutant […]

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Male Physicians Earn 25 Percent More Than Female Docs

The gender pay gap persists, despite claims that things are changing. We’ve all heard about the gap when it comes to business executives and the […]

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Boston Children’s Hospital Studying ‘Triple-Negative’ Breast Cancers

Triple-negative breast cancer is a subtype of breast cancer occurring in less than 15 percent of cases. It is also the most aggressive and most difficult breast […]

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Old Age Is More Comfortable Than It Used to Be, Research Says

Old age might not be as bad as you’ve been imagining it in your head. New research from Medicare, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard’s Applied […]

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Brigham and Women’s Researchers Growing Bones with Clay

If you thought that clay was just something you used in elementary school art class, think again. Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital are now […]

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Researcher Says Humans Are Unique in Their Throwing Abilities

When you watch your favorite pitcher throw a 100 mph strike, you may thinking about his impressive strength. But Neil Roach, a recent Harvard graduate, […]

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Can Altering A Protein Help You Burn More Fat?

No matter how disciplined your diet or how rigorous your workout schedule, your figure comes down, in large part, to your genes. (Cue gratitude or […]

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Acupuncture Helps Depression, Study Says

A new study by researchers at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Harvard Medical School, published in the journal Medical Acupuncture, found “high-level evidence to support the […]