NEW STUDY SHOWS YOUNG WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER WHO OPT FOR MASTECTOMIES REPORT LOWER QUALITY OF LIFE

Findings highlight the importance of doctors and patients discussing the potential long-term physical and emotional consequences of...

NEW ‘ATLAS' CHARTS HOW ANTIBODIES ATTACK SPIKE PROTEIN VARIANTS

Antibodies capable of neutralizing multiple SARS-CoV-2 strains can inform strategies for broadly protective COVID-19 booster vaccines

 
 
 

COPPOLINO WINS 2021 F. GRIFFITH PEARSON TEACHING AWARD

Anthony Coppolino, MD, of the Division of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, won the division's 2021 F. Griffith Pearson Teaching Award...

SOBRIN NAMED HMS CHARLES EDWARD WHITTEN PROFESSOR OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

Lucia Sobrin, MD, MPH, of the Division of Ophthalmology, was named next incumbent of the Charles Edward Whitten Professorship of Ophthalmology...

 
 
 

SCHMULTS AWARDED R03 GRANT FROM NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE

Chrysalyne Schmults, MD, MSCE, director of the Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery Center in the Department of Dermatology, received a R03...

GREEN RECEIVES NIH RESEARCH GRANT FOR BABYSEQ2

Robert Green, MD, MPH, of the Division of Genetics, received a research grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund The BabySeq...

 
 
 

MASS GENERAL BRIGHAM NAMES ROBERT S.D. HIGGINS PRESIDENT OF BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL

Mass General Brigham President and CEO Anne Klibanski, MD today announced that Robert S.D. Higgins, MD, MSHA, has been named President...

STUDY FINDS GENOMIC SEQUENCING OF HEALTHY NEWBORNS DOES NOT DISRUPT FAMILY DYNAMICS

Genome sequencing can reveal insights into a person's risk for specific health conditions throughout their lif

 
 
 

REXRODE, RICH-EDWARDS RECEIVE $2.8M NHBLI RESEARCH GRANT

Kathryn Rexrode, MD, MPH, chief of the Division of Women's Health, and Janet Rich-Edwards, ScD, MPH, also of the Division of Women's...

BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL NAMED ON NEWSWEEK'S 2021 WORLD'S BEST SMART HOSPITALS LIST

Brigham and Women's Hospital was recognized on Newsweek's 2021 World's Best Smart Hospitals list, earning the No. 6 spot for its commitment...

 
 
 

LARGE-SCALE STUDY FINDS GREATER SEDENTARY HOURS INCREASES RISK OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA

Study finds that maintaining an active lifestyle can reduce the risk of OSA, encourages physicians to recommend exercise-based interventions...

BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL NAMES NEW CHAIR OF DEPARTMENT OF RADIOLOGY

James A. Brink, MD, will also serve as Mass General Brigham Chief of Enterprise Radiology

 
 
 

DANA-FARBER BRIGHAM CANCER CENTER IS RANKED THE BEST IN NEW ENGLAND

U.S. News recognition also includes a No. 4 ranking in the nation

DAVIES, HERMAN HONORED WITH DORIS DUKE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION GRANTS

Leela Davies, MD, PhD, and Jonathan Herman, MD, PhD, both of the Division of Infectious Diseases, were awarded the Doris Duke Charitable...

 
 
 

U.S. NEWS NAMES BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL ONE OF NATION'S BEST HOSPITALS

The Brigham ranks 14th on Annual Honor Roll, with four specialties in Top 10

NEARLY HALF OF SURVEYED FEMALE SURGEONS EXPERIENCE MAJOR PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS

Of 692 female surgeons surveyed, 42 percent had a pregnancy loss, more than twice the rate of the general population

 
 
 

SCREENING FOR DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY NOW AVAILABLE FOR ALL BABIES BORN AT THE BRIGHAM

The Brigham is the first birth hospital in the nation to develop a program that offers parents an option to have their newborn screened...

CANCER SCREENINGS REBOUNDED IN LATE 2020 AFTER COVID-RELATED DECLINE, BUT RACIAL AND ECONOMIC DISPARITIES REMAIN FOR SOME TESTS

Testing returned to pre-pandemic levels in late 2020 except with colonoscopies for colorectal cancer screening, which continued to...

 
 
 

HARVARD'S WYSS INSTITUTE AND BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL LAUNCH DIAGNOSTIC ACCELERATOR

The Brigham-Wyss diagnostic accelerator aims to create new diagnostic technologies through deep collaborations driven by unmet diagnostic...

GANGULI RECEIVES ACADEMYHEALTH'S RESEARCH PUBLICATION-OF-THE-YEAR AWARD

Ishani Ganguli, MD, MPH, of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, received the Publication-of-the-Year Award...

 
 
 



Plan for Welsh NHS unveiled as country braces itself for 'hardest winter in...

Plan for Welsh NHS unveiled as country braces itself for 'hardest winter in history'

As part of the plan an extra £40m is being invested in social care to help ease the pressure on hospital beds Read more ...

Interferon treatment coupled with bone marrow transplant reduces risk of...

Researchers at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center have identified a drug that, when given along with a bone marrow transplant, drops the risk of leukemia... Read more ...

First-in-human study of DBS for post-stroke rehabilitation shows encouraging...

Targeting the dentate nucleus with deep brain stimulation was safe and feasible for promoting post-stroke rehabilitation in a first-in-human study at Cleveland Clinic. Read more ...

Study reveals an alternative mechanism for muscle tissue repair after...

Muscle is known to regenerate through a complex process that involves several steps and relies on stem cells. Read more ...

Anglesea cliff collapses ‘with a huge boom like a mine blast'

A large section of cliff near the Great Ocean Road collapsed onto a beach after authorities closed the area weeks ago over fears that it would give way after heavy rain. Read more ...

Solar storm helps scientists pinpoint arrival of Vikings in North America...

The groundbreaking research shows that Vikings journeyed across the Atlantic Ocean hundreds of years before Christopher Columbus. Read more ...

Eddie Obeid, his son Moses, and Ian Macdonald sentenced to jail

In July, the three men were found guilty of a conspiracy where it was agreed that then-mining minister Macdonald would commit acts of misconduct for the benefit of the Obeid... Read more ...

Thousands of cancer cases undetected, adding pressure on health system

Doctors are expecting a surge in undiagnosed cancers and other neglected medical conditions as Victoria emerges from its sixth lockdown. Read more ...

The irresistible rise and occasional fall of David Williamson

The celebrated playwright's memoir is full of candour and colour. Read more ...

Trump launches new Twitter rival he's calling TRUTH Social

His new media group, which also plans to offer streaming news and entertainment, is underwritten by a mysterious Miami private funding venture. Read more ...