MIT experiencing gastroenteritis outbreak
December 5, 2013
Creating a healthier community for graduate-student families
October 29, 2013
It’s not too late to protect yourself against the flu
October 21, 2013Even if you missed the two walk-in clinics on campus this month, you can still contact MIT Medical to get a flu shot.
From Katmandu to Cambridge
October 16, 2013Nepalese doctor learns about U.S. healthcare system at MIT Medical
Seeing the human pulse
June 19, 2013An algorithm that can accurately gauge heart rate by measuring tiny head movements in video data could ultimately help diagnose cardiac disease.
Allocating flu vaccines to maximize number of people remaining healthy
June 14, 2013Research could help prevent millions of people from becoming infected with the next pandemic flu
Students take their LGO tools to African clinics
June 12, 2013Students in Global Health Delivery Lab course help deliver health care to resource-limited areas in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
A step closer to artificial livers
June 2, 2013Researchers identify compounds that help liver cells grow outside the body.
Evaluating a new way to open clogged arteries
May 20, 2013Computational model offers insight into mechanisms of drug-coated balloons.
Inventors honored for bringing life-saving health solutions to the developing world
May 1, 2013Rebecca Richards-Kortum and Maria Oden win $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation.
Commerce’s call to action
April 12, 2013In MIT talk, head of U.S. Chamber of Commerce outlines business-oriented policy agenda.
Study offers new way to discover HIV vaccine targets
March 21, 2013Ragon Institute researchers develop a method to identify weak points in viral proteins that could be exploited for vaccine development.
MIT student inventor Nikolai Begg receives Lemelson-MIT student prize
March 6, 2013$30,000 Lemelson-MIT collegiate student prizes awarded to inventive students at three leading universities
How the brain loses and regains consciousness
March 4, 2013Study reveals brain patterns produced by a general anesthesia drug; work could help doctors better monitor patients.
Sterilizing with the sun
February 26, 2013Solar concentrating system could replace fuel-powered or electric devices in remote villages.
MIT students create new medical devices
January 30, 2013Precision machine design class links doctors with students to find ways of meeting pressing medical needs for new technology.
Big medical data
January 25, 2013At the intersection of medicine and computer science, researchers look for clinically useful correlations amid mountains of information.
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Protect yourself against flu
January 10, 2013MIT Medical provides flu shots, information on how to stay healthy.
Tiny tools help advance medical discoveries
January 8, 2013MIT researchers are designing tools to analyze cells at the microscale.
Also labeled: Biological engineering, Diagnostic devices, Mechanical engineering, Metamaterials, Microfluidics, Nanoscience and nanotechnology, Biomedicine, Engineering Health, Health, Health sciences and technology, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), Medicine, Membranes, Imaging, Lab-on-a-chip, Cancer, Cells, Tumors, Optogenetics, Graduate, postdoctoral, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Research
The health-insurance markets of the (very near) future
January 2, 2013Policymakers must address ‘tension’ between competition and ease of use.
Improving the accuracy of cancer diagnoses
December 24, 2012New spectroscopy technique could help doctors better identify breast tumors.
Tissue engineering: Growing new organs, and more
December 14, 2012Research could lead to better ways to heal injuries and develop new drugs.