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New Drug Capsule May Allow Weekly HIV Treatment

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed a capsule that can deliver a week’s worth of HIV drugs in a single...

Greater Health Benefit from Exercise than Previously Reported

Lack of exercise or physical activity is estimated to cause as many deaths each year as smoking, according to a new study led by...

Inflammation Reduction Cuts Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Asignificant reduction in risk of recurrent heart attacks, strokes, and cardiovascular death was found among people who received a targeted anti-inflammatory drug that lowered...

New Approach May Kill Tumor Cells in the Brain

Investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) may have discovered a way to kill tumor cells that...
wireless power

Wireless Power Can Drive Tiny Electronic Devices in the GI Tract

Imagers, gastric pacemakers and other diagnostic and therapeutic tools could someday transform the way diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are measured and treated. But...
hearing loss

Progress in Treating Hearing Loss

Inside a bony structure that spirals like a snail shell in a human’s inner ear, roughly 15,000 “hair” cells receive, translate, and then ship...

Cocoa for Pleasure — and Health?

Yes, we love cocoa in winter, particularly around Valentine’s Day. But does cocoa love us?While you may want to pass the mug, you also...
Brain Tumor

Molecular Signature for Aggressive Brain Tumor Uncovered

Meningiomas are the most common primary brain tumors, but the term encompasses over a dozen subtypes that range from benign to highly aggressive. Rhabdoid...

Changes in Memory Tied to Menopausal Status

Many women report forgetfulness and changes in memory as they transition to menopause. But studies that target participants who are 65 and older do...