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BIDMC-Lead Team Develops New Approach to Study Non-Coding RNAs

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In a groundbreaking paper published today in the journal Cell, investigators at the Cancer Research Institute Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have found dozens of important new genes, both coding and non-coding that impact sensitivity...
19-Apr-2018 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Relaxation Response Therapy May Reduce Blood Pressure by Altering Expression of a Distinct Set of Genes

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A new study led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at MGH identified genes associated with the body’s response to relaxation...
3-Apr-2018 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Hospital Quality Report Cards and Readmission Penalties May Not Tell the Whole Story

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New research finds significant differences in hospitals’ performance when readmissions were assessed for non-Medicare patients and for conditions other than those currently reported, showing that when these additional factors are taken into...
22-Mar-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

BIDMC’s Christos Mantzoros, MD, MSC, Recognized for Groundbreaking Obesity Research

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Christos Mantzoros, MD, MSC, the first scientist to document the role of the hormone leptin in regulating the body’s response to hunger in humans, is the recipient of the Endocrine Society’s Outstanding...
16-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Examines How Hospital Payments for Heart Attack Care May Affect Patient Outcomes

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A new, large-scale study – led by researchers at the Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and published online today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes – examined the...
14-Mar-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Length of Opioid Prescription, Number of Refills Spell Highest Risk for Misuse After Surgery

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With opioid overdoses now a leading cause of nonintentional death in the United States, data show most of these deaths can be traced back to an initial prescription opioid. A new study led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center...
19-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Non-Coding RNA Precision Diagnostics and Therapeutics Core Facility Opens at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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The Cancer Center and the Department of Pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has opened a new state-of-the-art facility dedicated to the study of non-coding RNAs (ncRNA). The Non-Coding RNA Precision Diagnostics and Therapeutics...
17-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Flipping the Switch: Dietary Fat, Changes in Fat Metabolism May Promote Prostate Cancer Metastasis

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Prostate tumors tend to be what scientists call “indolent” – so slow-growing and self-contained that many affected men die with prostate cancer, not of it. But for the percentage of men whose prostate tumors metastasize, the disease is...
15-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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