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Claiming that the cannabidiol in cannabis could help protect NFL players protect their brains, Lester Grinspoon hopes the NFL will "lead the way" by promoting research.
HMS students Noor M.R. Beckwith ‘11, Omar Abudayyeh, and Jay Kumar and teaching assistant Adam Frange, founders of the Harvard Medical Student Review, pose together for the launch of the online journal.
The Harvard Medical Student Review launched Monday under the leadership of Harvard Medical School, Harvard Dental School, and students and staff from the Harvard School of Public Health.
A month after Congress passed a budget easing federal research funding cuts that had gone into effect in early 2013, Harvard administrators said last week that while research prospects may be looking up, the future remains uncertain for scientific research.
New technology being researched by professors at Harvard Medical School has made methods of gene surgery more efficient and accessible and can potentially help to address major diseases caused by genetic disorders such as sickle cell anemia.
Brigham and Women's Hospital's board of trustees is currently considering a proposal for a project in China, presented by Evergrande Real Estate Group, a major Harvard donor.
Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital have found a potential method to slow the onset of Huntington’s disease, according to a study slated to be published in next month’s issue of the journal “Neurology.”
Three months after President Barack Obama announced his decision to nominate Harvard Medical School instructor of medicine, Vivek H. Murthy ’98, for the position of U.S. Surgeon General, Murthy began the process of Senate confirmation last Tuesday.
Harvard Medical School has received a $90 million gift from Ludwig Cancer Research “to spur innovative scientific inquiry and discovery,” the school announced Monday.
The University curtailed its operations early Thursday afternoon, shuttering offices and asking non-essential employees to stay home from work Friday, as the first major snowstorm of the year struck New England and blanketed Harvard Yard.
The elixir of youth may no longer be a myth! In a recent study conducted by the Harvard Medical School and the University of Wales, researchers discovered a compound that reversed aging in mice. Hopefully the success will extend to more than just rodents when the compound is tested on humans next year. In light of this breakthrough, we've come up with a few things we'd like to see Harvard researchers put their brains to to make our lives a bit easier.
A citation released by the United States Department of Agriculture shows that between February 2011 and July 2012, Harvard researchers violated 11 regulations of the Animal Welfare Act.
Nerdy in the best way possible, graduates over at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Dental School recently parodied the popular song “The Fox” by Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis. In their rendition, “The Spleen,” students at the Medical School ask the age-old question: what does the spleen do? Is it a back up tongue? A third eye? The world may never know.
Dr. Thomas Burke of Massachusetts General Hospital speaks Tuesday night about the importance of global maternal health and the role of men in the field. Burke, also an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, followed his lecture with a student discussion group.