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Alumni make up a growing majority of Harvard applicants accepted to medical school as taking time off become increasingly common.
A new finding by the Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits consortium has identified 97 gene regions associated with obesity, tripling the number of such genes previously known.
Thanks to research by Lee Gehrke, a professor of health sciences and technology, and other researchers at Harvard and MIT, viruses like Ebola may be more rapidly detected and tracked than ever before.
Scientists at Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital are using Odyssey, a computing environment, to process big data in their research.
James Pittelli of New York was waiting for his son, who was undergoing heart surgery when police rushed into the waiting area. "People came in and started yelling, ‘You gotta get out, you gotta get out of the building now.’”
A police officer stands outside the Shapiro building of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Longwood on Tuesday, where Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor Michael J. Davidson was shot earlier that morning.
Members of the Boston Police Department and Brigham and Women's Hospital personnel cross Francis Street away from the Harvard-affiliated hospital's Shapiro building, where Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor Michael J. Davidson was shot on Tuesday morning.
Brigham and Women's hospital personnel cross Francis Street outside the Shapiro building where Harvard Medical School assistant professor Michael J. Davidson was shot Tuesday morning.
Canadian pharmaceutical company H&P Labs, Inc., announced earlier this month a partnership with Harvard and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital dedicated to the development of a new drug to fight the Ebola virus.
Though President Barack Obama nominated Murthy for the position in Nov. 2013, conservative members of Congress objected to his history of political activism.
A recent study by researchers at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital shows that telomeres, biomarkers of aging, could contribute to the benefits of this dietary pattern.
Two independent research teams affiliated with Harvard have found a link between a mutation in the blood and an increase in the likelihood of developing blood cancers.
Experts say that a new gene screening called the Rapid Heme Panel may be a game-changer in cancer treatment.
The research follows a previous study on the risk of sudden cardiac death members of the fire service face in high stress versus non-emergency situations.