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New Vaccine Platform Could Aid in Fight Against Deadly Viruses

March 9, 2023 | New platform could potentially be a powerful tool in the fight against influenza, HIV, and SARS-CoV-2.

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For Former Football Players, Concussion and Hypertension Go Hand in Hand

February 27, 2023 | Study points to surprising link between head injury and high blood pressure in retired NFL players.

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Lifestyle Influences Long COVID Risk

February 8, 2023 | Healthy body weight and adequate sleep top the list, according to data from Nurses’ Health Study.

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Care Costs More in Consolidated Health Systems

February 1, 2023 | Promise of quality increase, price drop for comparable services not realized, study shows.

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Buy-In from Black Patients Suffers When Drug Trials Don’t Include Them

January 17, 2023 | Diversifying clinical trials could build trust in new treatments among Black people and their physicians.

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HMS Dean Joan Reede with the 2022 summer interns at the Visiting Research Internship Program’s closing ceremony.

Building Equity in Biomedical Research

January 5, 2023 | Intensive summer program kindles next-gen diversity in clinical, translational sciences.

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Can AI Transform The Way We Discover New Drugs?

December 20, 2022 | HMS-led team designs AI platform to optimize drug discovery.

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Women in meditation while practicing yoga.

The Next Frontier of Meditation Science

December 6, 2022 | The director of Mass General and Harvard Medical School’s Meditation Research Program discusses his study of advanced practitioners of meditation.

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