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Oxytocin can make overweight men less impulsive

Apr 04, 2016

Oxytocin can make overweight men less impulsive

Plessow, an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School.Results of their new pilot study in 10 overweight and obese men suggest that one way oxytocin lowers food intake mi
Indian scientists develop technology for effective cancer treatment

Mar 29, 2016

Indian scientists develop technology for effective cancer treatment

Washington: A team of Indian scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Medical School has made an important breakthrough by developing a n
Smartphone microscopes can accurately detect skin cancer

Mar 18, 2016

Smartphone microscopes can accurately detect skin cancer

Medical School."With the smartphone microscope, the detection rate for melanomas was 60 per cent," he said."This is a good first step to show that smartphone microscopy has a future
People suffering from brain injury might lose health insurance

Mar 11, 2016

People suffering from brain injury might lose health insurance

Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston told Reuters Health by email.Traumatic brain injuries account for 2.5 million emergency room visits and 280,000 hospitali
Ratan Tata invests in Invictus Oncology, 7th investment in 2016

Feb 08, 2016

Ratan Tata invests in Invictus Oncology, 7th investment in 2016

investors, both from India and outside” said Dr Shiladitya Sengupta, Co-Founder of Invictus and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.Invictus Oncology is
Elected leaders age more quickly, die younger: Study

Dec 15, 2015

Elected leaders age more quickly, die younger: Study

Researchers led by Anupam Jena, an associate professor in health care policy at Harvard Medical School, looked at the age of death among 279 nationally-elected leaders in 17 Wes
It's not your weight, it's the stereotype: Overweight patients get poorer medical assistance

Nov 20, 2015

It's not your weight, it's the stereotype: Overweight patients get poorer medical assistance

are ten kilos overweight tend to get poorer medical treatment. Fat discrimination is definitely a big part of the problem. The website quoted Harvard Medical School professor Dr
Nobel discoveries on DNA repair now fuelling cancer drug research | Reuters

Oct 08, 2015

Nobel discoveries on DNA repair now fuelling cancer drug research | Reuters

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Centre and Richard Kolodner, then at Harvard Medical School and currently at the University of California, San Diego, showed mismatch repair defects a
Ahead of Alzheimer’s meeting, researchers seize on signs of progress | Reuters

Jul 19, 2015

Ahead of Alzheimer’s meeting, researchers seize on signs of progress | Reuters

different because multiple mechanisms are being explored and there's a tremendous revival of faith in the anti-amyloid approach," said Dr. Reisa Sperling, director of the Center for Alzheimer's Resea
EXCLUSIVE - Doctor who trained U.S. troops suspended for macabre techniques | Reuters

Jun 09, 2015

EXCLUSIVE - Doctor who trained U.S. troops suspended for macabre techniques | Reuters

for medicinal or therapeutic purposes.”

One doctor who offers trauma training, Harvard Medical School professor David King, said that “some of what is desc