Research reveals distinct types of cells that may be involved in breathing-related diseases in infants.
yesterday • ~2 min
Researchers at Harvard have designed new, highly selective tools that can add or remove sugars from a protein with no off-target effects, to examine exactly what the sugars are doing and engineer them into new treatments for “undruggable” proteins.
April 16, 2021 • ~7 min
The Complex Care Service was created for patients like Emily Hedspeth who are, as Thompson described, “the sickest 1 percent of the sickest 1 percent.”
April 15, 2021 • ~10 min
As the pandemic reaches what experts hope will be its latter stages, the health care system is seeing more “long COVID” patients, those whose often mild initial illness has been followed up by months of severe, sometimes debilitating symptoms. The Gazette spoke with an expert to find out more.
April 13, 2021 • ~16 min
A study of metabolites in the urine of patients taking medical cannabis products shows that the actual THC or CBD content is often different from what they expect.
April 12, 2021 • ~3 min
Spanking may affect a child’s brain development in ways similar to more severe forms of violence, according to a new study led by Harvard researchers.
April 12, 2021 • ~6 min
Telehealth is experiencing a pandemic-induced boom that experts say has helped patients maintain contact with their doctors and lowered barriers to access for many. It’s important, should the change become permanent, to ensure equal access to all communities.
April 8, 2021 • ~7 min
Odontoblasts have a newly discovered function: sensing cold, which can trigger pain in teeth. But scientists have also found a way to block the pathway to cold-sensitive teeth.
April 6, 2021 • ~6 min
Men and women whose mothers experienced stressful events during pregnancy regulate stress differently in the brain 45 years later, results of a long-term study demonstrate.
April 5, 2021 • ~5 min
FDA approval of two over-the-counter rapid antigen tests promises to transform the testing landscape around COVID-19, lowering cost and giving the certainty of knowing when you’re infected to the individual, a Harvard epidemiologist said.
April 2, 2021 • ~5 min