STUDY FINDS SURGE IN HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE/CHLOROQUINE PRESCRIPTIONS DURING COVID-19

In an exploratory analysis of data from GoodRx used to generate national estimates, Brigham investigators found prescriptions of the...

BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL JOINS THE NATION'S TOP MEDICAL CENTERS IN FITFORTHEFRONTLINE CHALLENGE TO SUPPORT FRONT LINE HEALTH CARE WORKERS

Fitness challenge honors, supports health care heroes at the Brigham and across the country; Goldman Sachs & Co., Peloton, Discovery,...

 
 
 

NO IMPROVEMENT IN DEATH RATE FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS WHO RECEIVED HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE

In an observational analysis of almost 100,000 hospitalized COVID-19 patients of whom nearly 15,000 received hydroxychloroquine or...

BRESLOW RECEIVES STEPPING STRONG GRANT TO STUDY INJURY PREVENTION IN RUNNERS

Rebecca Breslow, MD, of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, received a $25,000 grant from The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center...

 
 
 

WIDOWHOOD ACCELERATES COGNITIVE DECLINE AMONG THOSE AT RISK FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

A new study finds that widowhood can have another profound effect: It may accelerate cognitive decline.

STUDY OF PATIENTS ON HEART PUMPS DEBUNKS MYTHS ABOUT CATEGORIES AND OUTCOMES

Next-generation heart pump provided superior treatment for patients, regardless of the initial intended goal of therapy

 
 
 

BAD BRAKES

Researchers identify faulty molecular brake that interferes with heart muscle's ability to contract and relax

CCHHE RECEIVES U.S. DOJ GRANT TO ESTABLISH TRAFFICKING INTERVENTION PROJECT

The Brigham's Center for Community Health and Health Equity , in collaboration with the Center for Violence Prevention and Recovery...

 
 
 

MICHEL HONORED WITH DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE FACULTY MENTOR AWARD

Thomas Michel, MD, PhD, senior physician in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, received the Department of Medicine's 2020 Faculty...

DISCOVERY MAY ILLUMINATE A MISSING LINK BETWEEN ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND AGING

Novel role for an RNA molecule found in the blood vessel wall may have implications for chronic vascular disease states and aging

 
 
 

MANSON PRESENTS AHA DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST LECTURE AT ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS

JoAnn E. Manson, MD, MPH, DrPH, chief of the Division of Preventive Medicine and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women's Health...

MOST QUALITY METRICS FOR KIDNEY DISEASE FALL SHORT

A new study evaluated national kidney disease quality metrics and found that more than half were of middle or low quality.

 
 
 

MILLIGAN RECEIVES 2019 BARBARA J. MCNEIL FACULTY AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE TO HMS/HSDM

Tracey Milligan, MD, vice chair for Education in the Department of Neurology, was honored with the 2019 Barbara J. McNeil Faculty Award...

SAMUELS HONORED BY WILLIAMS COLLEGE, JOHNS HOPKINS AND UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

Martin A. Samuels, MD, FAAN, MACP, FRCP, DSci , founding chair emeritus of the Department of Neurology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital...

 
 
 

AIKAWA, SHIN WIN DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE 2020 INNOVATION EVERGREEN FUND AWARD

Elena Aikawa, MD, PhD, director of the Heart Valve Translational Research Program in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Su...

ALARMINGLY HIGH RATE OF ANTIBIOTICS PRESCRIBED WITHOUT EVIDENCE OF OFFICE VISIT

An analysis of antibiotic prescriptions dispensed to Medicaid recipients finds that more than a quarter were not associated with a...

 
 
 

QUINTANA AWARDED THE 2019 BARANCIK PRIZE FOR INNOVATION IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS RESEARCH

Francisco J. Quintana, PhD, Professor of Neurology at the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases, will receive the 2019 Barancik...

BHATT NAMED AHA DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC, executive director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs, was awarded the designation of Distinguished...

 
 
 

BRIGHAM INVESTIGATORS HONORED AT SOCIETY FOR LEUKOCYTE BIOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING

Several researchers from the Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury in the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative...

CAREY RECEIVES CHAN ZUCKERBERG INITIATIVE ESSENTIAL OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE FOR SCIENCE AWARD

Vincent Carey, PhD, of the Channing Division of Network Medicine, was awarded funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative through its...

 
 
 



Teens who go to bed late and sleep-in are nearly three times more likely to...

Teens who go to bed late and sleep-in are nearly three times more likely to get asthma, experts find

Scientists have found that a stricter bedtime may reduce the risk of teenagers getting asthma. The University of Alberta also discovered that using smartphones late at night... Read more ...

Highest Single Day Record in Kerala

Highest Single Day Record in Kerala

Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja said that 240 new coronavirus cases have been reported, the highest ever for a single day since the pandemic outbreak. Read more ...

RAW TRUTH: Why 97% of lives really DON'T matter at all to the future of humanity

RAW TRUTH: Why 97% of lives really DON'T matter at all to the future of humanity

The mantra of “Black Lives Matter” has been pounded into our heads 24 hours a day, and we're told it's an enlightened, progressive statement while anyone who claims “White... Read more ...

Global Coronavirus Cases Top 11.1 Million

Global Coronavirus Cases Top 11.1 Million

Global COVID-19 cases have topped 11.1 million, said Johns Hopkins University. Read more ...

Hydroxychloroquine, Lopinavir/Ritonavir Trial Discontinued for COVID-19...

Hydroxychloroquine, Lopinavir/Ritonavir Trial Discontinued for COVID-19 Treatment

The interim trial results show that hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir produce little or no reduction in the mortality of hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Read more ...

Coronavirus Cases in US Surpass 2.8 Million

Coronavirus Cases in US Surpass 2.8 Million

The number of COVID-19 cases in the US has topped 2.8 million, revealed CSSE at Johns Hopkins University. Read more ...

CU-Boulder: 'Black Lives Matter' values are a 'non-negotiable condition' of...

CU-Boulder: 'Black Lives Matter' values are a 'non-negotiable condition' of enrollment

In a recent memo sent by University of Colorado-Boulder officials to all students and employees, the university dictated which opinions of the recent waves of Black Lives... Read more ...

Spike in coronavirus cases worsened by infected illegal aliens flooding into...

Spike in coronavirus cases worsened by infected illegal aliens flooding into U.S. hospitals

As coronavirus cases blast skyward across the United States, it has become increasingly clear that not all of them are being ‘domestically produced,' so to speak. In fact, in... Read more ...

Kanye West Says He's Running For President

Kanye West Says He's Running For President

Kanye West is unofficially back in the politics game according to him As if 2020 doesn't already have enough on its plate, Kanye West tweeted Saturday night that he is running... Read more ...

COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia: Coronavirus Positive Cases Surpass 200,000

COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia: Coronavirus Positive Cases Surpass 200,000

The number of coronavirus positive cases has surpassed 200,000 in Saudi Arabia, said officials. Read more ...