Brigham and Women's Hospital

A new model takes oxidative stress to heart

Oxidative stress—the molecular wear and tear that reactive oxygen species can exert on molecules and cells—has been linked to a range of human diseases, including heart failure and Alzheimer's disease. But the results ...

Oct 02, 2018
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A deeper look at severe asthma yields NET results

Of the more than 24 million people in the U.S. who have asthma, 10 percent have severe asthma—a form of the disease that does not respond to treatment. The immunological mechanisms underlying severe asthma and asthmatic ...

Aug 03, 2018
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How the gut influences neurologic disease

A study published this week in Nature sheds new light on the connection between the gut and the brain, untangling the complex interplay that allows the byproducts of microorganisms living in the gut to influence the progression ...

May 16, 2018
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New tool predicts deadly form of rare cancer

Two patients with mycosis fungoides (MF) can appear to have identical diseases upon first diagnosis but can have radically different outcomes. MF in an unusual cancer of the T lymphocyte that begins in the skin rather than ...

May 09, 2018
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