15 hrs ago
The Baltimore Sun
Robotic prostate removal tied to surgical changes, costs
The introduction of robotic surgery for prostate cancer may have led to changes in the number of surgeons performing prostate removals and in the overall cost, according to a new study.
20 hrs ago
Top Radiologists and Medical Physicist Honored at RLI Leadership Summit
David C. Levin, MD, FACR, Sarah S. Donaldson, MD, FACR, and Richard L. Morin, PhD, FACR, are the 2014 recipients of the Radiology Leadership Institute A Leadership Luminary Award.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia Beneath an...
From the Arrhythmia Service, Cardiovascular Division of Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ; and the Department of Cardiology, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan .
5 Ways to Beat Stress in 15 Minutes or Less
Ever felt like you just can't unwind after a demanding week? That's because stress triggers your body's fight or flight response: your adrenaline starts pumping, your heart beats faster, and your blood pressure rises, explains Ash Nadkarni, MD, an associate psychiatrist at Brigham & Women's Hospital.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Endogenous hormones improve breast cancer risk models
Inclusion of endogenous hormones in prediction models improves prediction of invasive breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to a study published online Aug. 18 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer
Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
A Clinical Approach to Inherited Premature Coronary Artery Disease [A ...
From the Center for Cardiovascular Genetics, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine and Division of Statistical Genomics , Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO; and Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Department of Medicine , Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Fetal Aortic Valvuloplasty for Evolving Hypoplastic Left Heart...
From the Departments of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery , Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA; and the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Radiology , Brigham and Women's Hospital; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
Partners HealthCare executives see double-digit pay raises
Top executives from Partners HealthCare received pay raises of nearly 20 percent from fiscal year 2012 to fiscal year 2013.
Researchers compare benefits of bivalirudin and heparin for patients undergoing coronary stenting
Bivalirudin and heparin are two anticoagulant options for patients undergoing coronary stenting for ischemic heart disease.
The Salinas Californian
Plan ahead so that arthritis pain doesn't spoil vacationPlan ahead so ...
Plan ahead so that arthritis pain doesn't spoil vacation Pack light but smart. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/Vys7YI DEAR READER: Vacations often involve being more physically active than normal, which can worsen arthritis pain.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
DNA methylation involved in Alzheimer's disease
A new study led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Rush University Medical Center, reveals how early changes in brain DNA methylation are involved in Alzheimer's disease.
Cape Cod Times
Recovering addict joins Falmouth Road Race to help others with their struggle
She shouldn't have survived two rounds of opiate addiction. She shouldn't have survived a fungal infection in her blood that led to an eight-month stay at Brigham and Women's Hospital for treatment of a litany of health problems.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Excessive sodium consumption has dire impact on global health
Excessive sodium consumption is having a dire impact on global health, killing about 1.65 million people every year, according to a new study.
San Diego NewsCape
Blacks, women face greater burden from CVD risk factors
The impact of major cardiovascular risk factors combined is greater in women than men and in blacks than whites.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Hospital executives received hefty raises
The departing chief of UMass Memorial Health Care in Worcester earned $4.8 million in 2012, topping the list of Massachusetts hospital executives who received healthy increases in seven-figure pay packages - even as they faced growing pressure to bring costs under control.
Bivalirudin versus heparin in patients planned for coronary stenting
Boston, MA- Bivalirudin and heparin are two anticoagulant options for patients undergoing coronary stenting for ischemic heart disease.
Bangor Daily News
Study links higher caffeine consumption with lower tinnitus risk
Tinnitus, an annoying ringing or buzzing in the ears, was less likely to occur in women who consumed the most caffeine, in a large study of nurses.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
For his biggest fan
A few years ago Kyle Willoughby wasn't a runner. Then, his father, Don, suffered a stroke.
Pawtucket Mayor Grebien hospitalized in Boston
The Pawtucket Times reports that the 46-year-old mayor was admitted to Brigham and Women's Hospital for tests last week.