New findings on women, pregnancy, epilepsy
These studies explore folic acid use, the effect of surgery with intractable focal epilepsy, and antiepileptic drug exposure during breastfeeding.
Cellceutix Updates on Current Status of Programs
A comprehensive update will be provided to shareholders in mid January 2014. Prurisol: Cellceutix has corresponded with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in preparation for clinical trials of Prurisol as a new oral drug candidate for psoriasis.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Are you getting pain meds you don't need?
Oxycontin. Vicodin. Percocet. Opiates like these can make the agony of surgery or cancer more bearable.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Carbon monoxide can help amplify effectiveness of chemotherapy
Washington, Dec 05 : A team of researchers has revealed that the highly toxic carbon monoxide gas, which can be used to treat certain inflammatory medical conditions, may also have a role to play in treating cancer.
Carbon Monoxide May Help Shrink Tumors, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Study
In recent years, research has suggested that carbon monoxide, the highly toxic gas emitted from auto exhausts and faulty heating systems, can be used to treat certain inflammatory medical conditions.
Skylight Healthcare Systems Selected as a Fierce Innovation Awards...
Skylight Healthcare Systems was recognized as a finalist in the category of Population Health Management.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Beth Israel, Pfizer expand research partnership
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will add a small-molecule drug collaboration to an existing relationship with Pfizer Inc.'s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation, which has its headquarters in Boston's Longwood medical area.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Annals of Internal Medicine
Ectopy and Expectations: Can We Predict Atrial Fibrillation, and Should We Try?
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Lahey Health may look to New Hampshire for expansion
Lahey Health, a health system anchored by Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, could look across the border to New Hampshire as it seeks to grow its geographic footprint.
Should Cerberus sell Steward Health Care to Tufts Medical Center for $1? - Health Stew - Boston.com
That's the premise of a blog posted today by former Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's CEO Paul Levy , which he himself describes at "so outrageous it might actually have merit."
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Chance meeting leads to novel preeclampsia treatment
"One of the wonderful things about being a scientist . . . is when things affect you, you can go after them," said Melissa Moore, who posed with her daughter, Anna Loomis.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
2013 BID-Needham Gala
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham's 15th Annual Gala broke fundraising and attendance records when more than 800 guests celebrated in Gatsby-inspired Gala at the Putman Club at Gillette Stadium on November 2. The gala raised a record-breaking $650,000 to benefit the new Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center and Surgical Pavilion in Needham.
Medical News Today
Patients choose a bariatric surgical procedure based primarily on their own preferences and behaviors
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Mon Nov 25, 2013
A Family with a Heart
Not long ago, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center heart patient Mirella Ursino feared her days of cooking, shopping, and, most importantly, enjoying her family, were numbered.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Health News Digest
From Physician to Provider: Can Doctors Put The Genie Back Into The Bottle?
In October, 2011--two years before the disastrous rollout of healthcare.gov--an article appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine entitled "The New Language of Medicine."
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Extent Of Obesity Not Strongest Factor For Patients When Choosing Type Of Weight Loss Operation
A new study investigating why obese patients choose one type of weight loss operation over another reveals that the main factors influencing decision making are whether patients have type 2 diabetes, how much weight they want to lose, and their tolerance for surgical risk to achieve their ideal weight.
Beth Israel Construction Deadline, Cost on Target
The project broke ground in April. John Fogarty, Beth Israel president and CEO, said the construction should be weather tight by December.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
[Report] Yeast Reveal a "Druggable" Rsp5/Nedd4 Network that...
Present address: Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA; and Center for Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School, 10 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Boston Medical Teams Aid in Aftermath of Typhoon
Boston-area doctors and nurses are headed to the Philippines to provide relief to areas of the island nation that were hit hard by Typhoon Teams from Massachusetts General Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, both located in the city, are already working with typhoon survivors in the Philippines to provide access to medical care as ... (more)