Latest Women's Hospital Stories
For patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), choosing the appropriate treatment depends heavily on the prognosis.
Individuals with systemic inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and psoriasis, experience a 1.5 to 2-fold increased rate of cardiovascular disease.
According to a new study, scientists have uncovered a trio of genes tied to migraine headaches, including one in which the link is exclusive to women.
A Connecticut woman who was mauled more than two years ago has received a new face, the third full face transplant to be performed in the United States.
WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by researchers at Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital and CVS Caremark finds that 45 percent of people who provide care and support to relatives say they are more likely to be non-adherent to their personal medication regimen than to neglect providing medications to a loved one they are caring for.
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have found that among women who are mostly healthy, those diagnosed with atrial fibrillation have an increased risk of death when compared to women without atrial fibrillation.
Electronic medical records (EMRs) have been in use for more than 30 years, but have only increased in utilization in recent years, due in part to research supporting the benefits of EMRs and federal legislation.
Researchers looking to treat emphysema and other diseases believe they have discovered stem cells in the lung that can make a wide variety of the organâ€™s tissues.
Doctors at a Boston hospital have performed the nation's second full-face transplant.
Each year, more than two million critically ill patients are transferred from one hospital emergency department (ED) to another for appropriate care.
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