Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital investigated whether the use of generic versus brand-name statins can play a role in medication adherence and whether or not this leads to improved health outcomes. They found that patients taking generic statins were more likely to adhere to their medication and also had a significantly lower rate of cardiovascular events and death.
Fish and Fatty Acid Consumption Associated With Lower Risk of Hearing Loss in Women
Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that consumption of two or more servings of fish per week was associated with a lower risk of hearing loss in women.
A new study led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Rush University Medical Center, reveals how early changes in brain DNA methylation are involved in Alzheimer's disease. DNA methylation is a biochemical alteration of the building blocks of DNA and is one of the markers that indicate whether the DNA is open and biologically active in a given region of the human genome.
Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) conducted an analysis of all of the previous trials to date to better define both the benefits and risks of the competing anticoagulants.
Decline in daily functioning associated with Alzheimer's disease is related to alterations in activity in certain regions of the brain, according to a study published in the August 2014 issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.
In an extensive study of sleep monitoring and sleeping pill use in astronauts, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Harvard Medical School, and the University of Colorado found that astronauts suffer considerable sleep deficiency in the weeks leading up to and during space flight. The research also highlights widespread use of sleeping medication use among astronauts.
New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital finds that higher caffeine intake is associated with lower rates of tinnitus, often described as a ringing or buzzing sound in the ear when there is no outside source of the sounds, in younger and middle-aged women.
For the 22nd consecutive year, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) has been recognized as one of the nation’s top hospitals, ranking ninth in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals.
Ten-year Study Highlights Sleep Deficiency and Sleep Medication Use in Astronauts
Decline in Daily Functioning Related to Decreased Brain Activity in Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease
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