Brannock reunited with Boston doctors, nurses
TV 11 News reporter Deborah Weiner is with Brannock in Boston, where she was reunited with her doctors and nurses.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
With Google Glass, the doctor can see you now
As an emergency room physician rushes to a patient, he glances at a QR code by the door to the patient's room and immediately can see the man's medical history and the nurse's notes.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
HIV and Hepatitis
EASL 2014: Sofosbuvir + Ribavirin Safe and Effective for Hepatitis C...
Sofosbuvir plus ribavirin is a safe option that can lead to sustained response for people with advanced liver disease including those with decompensated cirrhosis and portal hypertension and patients who experience severe hepatitis recurrence after a liver transplant, researchers reported last week at the 49thEASL International Liver Congress in ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Annals of Internal Medicine
The CAM-S: Development and Validation of a New Scoring System for Delirium Severity in 2 Cohorts
Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH; Cyrus M. Kosar, MA; Douglas Tommet, MS, MPH; Eva M. Schmitt, PhD; Margaret R. Puelle, BS; Jane S. Saczynski, PhD; Edward R. Marcantonio, MD, SM * ; and Richard N. Jones, ScD * From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, and Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts; University of Massachusetts ... (more)
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Infection Control Today
New Combination Drug Therapy Proves Effective in Hepatitis C Treatments
Treatment options for the 170 million people worldwide with chronic hepatitis C virus are evolving rapidly, although the available regimens often come with significant side effects.
Boston doctor stresses end-of-life planning
End-of-life planning is essential, even for the young and healthy, says Forrow, director of palliative care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Daily Free Press
Beth Israel uses Google Glass for emergency care
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center announced Wednesday the expanded use of Google Glass to its entire emergency department, becoming the first hospital in the United States to do so.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
New Combination Drug Therapy Proves Very Effective In Hepatitis C Treatments
Treatment options for the 170 million people worldwide with chronic Hepatitis C Virus are evolving rapidly, although the available regimens often come with significant side effects.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Medical News Today
Protein identified in fat and liver cells that can be altered to...
Protein identified in fat and liver cells that can be altered to increase energy expenditure could lead to new obesity treatment By manipulating a biochemical process that underlies cells' energy-burning abilities, investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have made a novel discovery that could lead to a new therapy to combat obesity ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
BIDMC doc wants med journal to retract testosterone study
A Boston researcher is demanding a medical journal retract a study that suggests testosterone therapy comes with heart risks - a move that one pharmacy industry critic says reflects a growing trend of doctors who work with drug companies combating negative findings.
Google Glass Saves Man's Life Thanks To Doctor's Quick Access To Patient File
Google Glass isn't commercially available yet, but one Boston hospital has already used it to save a patient's life.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Obesity-Related Enzyme Targeted in Mouse Study
An enzyme in the fat and liver of mice could take a key role in future attempts to battle obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
Novel approach to accelerate metabolism could lead to new obesity and type 2 diabetes treatment
By manipulating a biochemical process that underlies cells' energy-burning abilities, investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have made a novel discovery that could lead to a new therapy to combat obesity and diabetes.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Beth Israel to use Google Glass throughout emergency room
Dr. Steven Horng launched a Google Glass pilot program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center late last year because he thought the futuristic device could help save lives.
Ask Dr. K: Protect skin from further sun damage - Tue, 08 Apr 2014 PST
DEAR DOCTOR K: I'm in my 60s and already have a lot of wrinkles. What can a dermatologist do for me that will make a difference but not be hugely expensive? DEAR READER: Age isn't kind to skin.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
UMass Memorial system goes from profits to losses
Just five years ago, UMass Memorial Health Care posted an operating surplus of $83 million.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Unexpected side effect of weight loss surgery: Less risky drinking
Weight loss surgery has been theorized to reduce alcohol tolerance, but a new study from Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center indicates half of high-risk drinkers completed stopped risky drinking behavior, like binges, after WLS.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.
How Silk and Nanotech Are Driving Ortho Advances
Whether it involves utilizing a natural material such as silk or altering material surfaces at an extremely tiny level to make them more Surgical plates and screws made from pure silk protein not only offer improved bone remodeling, but also can also be absorbed by the body over time-eliminating the need to cut someone open again to retrieve them, ... (more)
Chat now: Dr. Kim Thornton on infertility
Infertility, the inability to become pregnant or maintain a pregnancy, is often a sensitive issue that affects more families than we may realize.
Tufts Medical Center names Michael Wagner CEO
Michael Wagner, who has been serving as interim head of Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children since September, now has some job security.