Guillermo Toral PhD '20 finds health care quality drops in months leading up to mayoral elections, and if the incumbent loses, the quality continues to fall.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~8 min
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Study: Healthier women are more likely to follow age-based guidelines, leaving room for better-targeted testing.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~9 min
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The discovery can help to cure bacterial infections without inducing resistance or causing harm to good bacteria.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
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Applications and challenges of sensing technology have been accelerated by Covid-19.
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
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Study suggests mechanical properties of spike proteins can predict infectivity and lethality of different coronaviruses.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~8 min
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Machine learning model predicts probability that a particular urinary tract infection can be treated by specific antibiotics.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT conference illustrates technologies developed in response to the pandemic and new opportunities for AI solutions for clinical management.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~9 min
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Dwaipayan Banerjee’s new book examines the psychological and social terrain of living with cancer in a country where the disease has long been downplayed.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~10 min
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J-PAL North America launches MIT Roybal Center for Translational Research to Improve Health Care for the Aging
Center will work with affiliated researchers to test low-cost, high-impact behavioral interventions to improve health-care delivery and health outcomes for aging adults in the United States.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~4 min
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Many health issues are tied to excess fluid in the lungs. A new algorithm can detect the severity by looking at a single X-ray.
Oct. 1, 2020 • ~5 min
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