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2014/12/19 19:25
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BOSTON (AP) — Boston Children’s Hospital has agreed to pay $40,000 and bolster its patient data security following a data breach that compromised the personal information of more than 2,100 patients,...
2014/12/19 19:25
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2014/12/19 03:40
2014/12/19 03:40
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This gene accounts for the size of the human brain and potentially our superior cognitive abilities Singapore—Scientists at A*STAR’s Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) and Institute of Molecular and...
2014/12/16 19:39
2014/12/16 19:39
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Some training methods are better than others at preventing knee ligament injuries in young women, researchers advise. Based on 14 previous studies, researchers say training programs that focus on...
2014/12/15 16:37
2014/12/15 16:37
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After a decade of declines, marijuana use has started to rise among teens in the United States and is now more prevalent than tobacco use. Adolescence is a time of critical brain development which...
2014/12/15 14:25
2014/12/15 14:25
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METHUEN, Mass. (AP) — A high school student waiting for a school bus in Methuen has been struck and severely injured by a pickup truck that fled the scene. Police are looking for what they describe...
2014/12/15 10:52
2014/12/15 10:52
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A few days later, a diagnosis: leukemia. A biopsy indicated the disease was located in her bone marrow. “That was Mother’s Day weekend,” Allyson Duffin, Emma’s mother, said recently. “We cried and...
2014/12/14 21:49
2014/12/14 21:49
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In a survey done in Boston, nearly half of parents were “very” or “extremely” interested in sequencing their newborn’s genome. Parents welcoming a new baby into their family are no longer content to...
2014/12/12 22:38
2014/12/12 22:38
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Small startup NextCode Health will use gene-hunting tools pioneered by Iceland’s Decode Genetics to help a leading U.S. pediatric hospital identify causes of rare diseases in children, marking the...
2014/12/11 15:27
2014/12/11 15:27
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Kinsa Health has been building up support for a low cost thermometer it developed with a big data component. Its mission to use its device to collect big data to improve population health got some...
2014/12/09 20:26
2014/12/09 20:26
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A tearful Richard Keller, a former doctor who worked at the prestigious Phillips Academy in Andover and also at Boston Children’s Hospital, was sentenced today to 6½ years in federal prison on child...
2014/12/08 12:31
2014/12/08 12:31
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This is the first study of its kind and initial results indicate that there would be a lot of interest among new parents if and when such newborn genomic testing becomes available. Parents’ interest...
2014/12/07 15:41
2014/12/07 15:41
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The Boston Globe reports: Justina Pelletier, the Connecticut teenager who returned to her parents’ home in June after a highly publicized battle with Boston Children’s Hospital and the state of...
2014/12/05 11:49
2014/12/05 11:49
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The Duffin family’s cancer journey put both their kids in the hospital, as their son gave his sister his bone marrow to battle her disease. When seven-year-old Emma Duffin came down with strep throat...
2014/12/04 23:25
2014/12/04 23:25
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Move over, Apple Watch: The Embrace wristwatch, created in a collaboration between Boston Children’s Hospital and the MIT Media Lab, is one smart watch. Able to detect seizures in people suffering...
2014/11/28 05:10
2014/11/28 05:10
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FOXBORO — Considering their humbling start to the season, hardly anyone would blame the Patriots offensive linemen if they puffed out their chests a little more these days. However, they don’t appear...
2014/11/26 14:01
2014/11/26 14:01
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A new study by plastic surgeons finds that differences in breast size have a significant mental health impact in adolescent girls. The study has been published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®,...
2014/11/25 15:31
2014/11/25 15:31
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Two different teams of researchers, one led by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the other involving members of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) have discovered ways to...
2014/11/25 13:48
2014/11/25 13:48
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Selected stories from The Scientist’s reading list: Investigators from Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School and their colleagues have identified brain abnormalities associated with...
2014/11/22 11:27
2014/11/22 11:27
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Bloodbuy has developed a framework for hospital based blood banks and blood centers to improve the bidding process for blood supplies. The idea behind the Dallas based company is to improve the...
2014/11/21 21:43
2014/11/21 21:43
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Nov. 21, 2014 -- Melissa Chapman started looking into growth hormones for her 9-year-old son, Jackson, after he visited an amusement park with his cousin last summer. Jackson was often turned away...
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