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Cardiology

A new role for genetics in cancer therapy-induced cardiomyopathy

Recent advances in the development of cancer therapies have increased long-term survival and prognosis. However, the increased burden and prevalence of harmful side effects, including cardiomyopathy, have emerged alongside ...

Health

Healthy diet helps older men maintain physical function

A person's ability to maintain independence and to physically care for themselves is an essential part of healthy aging. But few studies have examined how a person's diet may allow some aging people to maintain physical function—basic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hepatitis C-infected hearts and lungs safely transplanted

Infectious diseases experts and transplant physicians and surgeons at Brigham and Women's Hospital have blocked the transmission of hepatitis C from infected organ donors to recipients in need of hearts or lungs. The DONATE ...

Inflammatory disorders

New therapeutic strategy to prevent gastrointestinal disease

Food allergies, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), diarrhea and other gastrointestinal diseases have something in common: all have been linked to epithelial barrier loss. The gut epithelial barrier—that critical ...

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