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Length of opioid prescription spell highest risk for misuse after surgery

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) With opioid overdoses now a leading cause of nonintentional death in the United States, data show most of these deaths can be traced back to an initial prescription opioid. A new study led by investigators...Show More Summary

Non-Coding RNA Precision Diagnostics and Therapeutics Core Facility Opens at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

The Cancer Center and the Department of Pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has opened a new state-of-the-art facility dedicated to the study of non-coding RNAs (ncRNA). The Non-Coding RNA Precision DiagnosticsShow More Summary

Limiting dietary fat could help prevent prostate cancer’s fatal metastatic progression

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A team from the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has been studying the mechanisms behind the metastatic progression of prostate cancer. They've found that a high-fat diet could play a major role in promoting...Show More Summary

Dietary fat, changes in fat metabolism may promote prostate cancer metastasis

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) Researchers at the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) shed new light on the genetic mechanisms that promote metastasis in the mouse model and also implicated the typical Western high-fat diet as a key environmental factor driving metastasis.

Cancer's gene-determined 'immune landscape' dictates progression of prostate tumors

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) The field of immunotherapy -- the harnessing of patients' own immune systems to fend off cancer -- is revolutionizing cancer treatment today. However, clinical trials often show marked improvements...Show More Summary

What’s Wrong With American Doctors?

By BRIANNA GRAFF It is February of 2005, and my grandpa is lying in an Intensive Care Unit bed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, critically ill from a renal artery rupture that planted him face-first in his parlor. As a functioning alcoholic who has already been in the hospital for a day,

BIDMC researchers use artificial intelligence to identify bacteria quickly and accurately

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) Microscopes enhanced with artificial intelligence (AI) could help clinical microbiologists diagnose potentially deadly blood infections and improve patients' odds of survival, according to microbiologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).

Zika vaccine induces robust immune responses in three phase 1 trials

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) Healthy adults mounted strong immune responses after receiving an investigational whole inactivated Zika virus vaccine, according to interim analyses of three Phase 1, placebo-controlled, double-blind...Show More Summary

Study Finds More Than 1 in 6 Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease Who Undergo Revascularization Readmitted Within 30 Days

Led by researchers in the Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), the large-scale analysis determined that 30 percent of readmissions following peripheral revascularization were related to complications associated with the procedure, while differences in hospital quality accounted only modestly for readmission risk.

New medicine curriculum offers health care providers 'universal' genomics education

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) The Universal Genomics Instructor Handbook and Toolkit - a new, free educational resource designed to educate clinicians in all medical specialties in genomic medicine - is now available to improve physician genomic education worldwide.

Medical Note System Could Boost Patients' Engagement in Their Health Care

In research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, doctors at UCLA Health and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found that patients could benefit if they are invited to co-produce medical notes, called "OurNotes," with their doctors, rather than merely reading them.

Medical note system could boost patients' engagement in their health care

(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) In research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, doctors at UCLA Health and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found that patients could benefit if they are invited to co-produce medical notes, called 'OurNotes,' with their doctors, rather than merely reading them. Show More Summary

Double-edged sword: Killing cancer cells can also drive tumor growth

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) Cancer therapies including radiation and chemotherapy seek to treat the disease by killing tumor cells. Now a team including researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have shown...Show More Summary

Double-Edged Sword: Killing Cancer Cells can also Drive Tumor Growth

Cancer therapies including radiation and chemotherapy seek to treat the disease by killing tumor cells. Now a team including researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have shown that the dead and dying cancer cellsShow More Summary

Expression of certain genes may be key to more youthful looking skin

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) Some individuals' skin appears more youthful than their chronologic age. Although many people try to achieve this with creams, lotions, injections, and surgeries, new research published in the Journal...Show More Summary

Severity of post-operative delirium relates to severity of cognitive decline

(Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research) Researchers from the Harvard affiliated Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research (IFAR), in collaboration with scientists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Harvard...Show More Summary

BIDMC's Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD, named AAAS 2017 fellow

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD, Director of the Cancer Center and Cancer Research Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

BIDMC's Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD, Named AAAS 2017 Fellow

Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD, Director of the Cancer Center and Cancer Research Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Like a baby: The vicious cycle of childhood obesity and snoring

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) In a new longitudinal observational study, scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) looked at the relationships among maternal snoring, childhood snoring and children's metabolic...Show More Summary

Study Shows Epidurals Don't Slow Labor

Research led by scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) demonstrated that epidural medication had no effect on the duration of the second stage of labor, normal vaginal delivery rate, incidence of episiotomy, the position of the fetus at birth or any other measure of fetal well-being the researchers investigated. Show More Summary

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