A new study of the effect of soy supplements on hot flashes by Sybil Crawford finds that increased doses spread throughout the day reduce symptoms, especially at night.
UMMS cancer experts say findings from two new studies show that cancer may be better defined by its genetics than the organ in which it originates. The findings will be brought to bear on research and treatment at the Cancer Center of Excellence.
New England AIDS Education Training Center Director Donna Gallagher, on the frontlines of HIV prevention and treatment since the epidemic began, welcomes new federal guidelines calling for routine HIV screening for all adults.
In a Harvard Medicine editorial, Alexander Blount advocates for greater integration of primary care and mental health.
Marc R. Freeman, PhD, associate professor of neurobiology and a leader in the study of glial cells, has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. He joins five other HHMI Investigators at UMass Medical School.
Obstetrician Tara Kumaraswami calls for lifting all age restrictions on emergency contraception on the heels of the FDA’s decision to lower to 15 the age at which young women can purchase it without a prescription.
Professor Beth McCormick, PhD, spends long hours in the lab, seeking to understand the bacterial pathogenesis of the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts. Outside the lab, she enjoys playing drums with the band GI Distress at scientific conferences.
Developmental biologist and diabetes researcher Philip diIorio, PhD, explains how an exciting discovery in mice offers new leads for research into treatments for type 2 diabetes in humans.