Harvard Medical School


New Blood Test Could Quickly Reveal Complete Virus History

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School have developed an assay called VirScan that can determine which viruses a patient has been exposed to, perhaps 10 years or more in the past.


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Study: Too Much Or Too Little Sleep For Women Can Lead To Memory Loss

Researchers found that women who slept five or fewer hours or nine or more hours per day had worse memory.


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Obama Naming Harvard Medical School Physician As Surgeon General

President Barack Obama is nominating a Harvard Medical School physician as the nation’s next surgeon general.


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Ex-Mass. Prep School Doc Denies Child Porn Charges

The former medical director of an exclusive Massachusetts prep school has pleaded not guilty in federal court to child pornography charges.


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One Last Thing: Family Van Helps Make Boston Neighborhoods Healthier

Many take seeing a doctor or a health care professional for granted, but Harvard Medical School is working to change that.


Dr. Richard Keller (Photo from Boston Children's Hospital website)

Children’s Hospital Doctor Facing Child Porn Charges Was Reprimanded By Prep School Bosses

The head of a Massachusetts prep school says the former medical director was reprimanded for using a school computer to access adult pornography, one of the many reasons he was not rehired.

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Harvard Researcher Offers Quick Autism Diagnosis

A local researcher may have found a way to unlock the mysteries of autism in just minutes.


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US Cites Harvard Medical Research Facility After 3rd Monkey Death

A dehydrated squirrel monkey died at a Harvard Medical School research facility in December, the third monkey to die at the New England Primate Research Center in 19 months.



Doctor & Blind Patient Run Boston Marathon To Help Each Other

A blind man is running the marathon to raise money for Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary


Boston Philanthropist Forfeits $625M In Madoff Scheme

The investigation into the tight web of big money and persistent fraud in the Bernie Madoff scandal continues to unwind and the latest target of that probe is one of the most respected names in Boston philanthropy — Carl J. Shapiro.