COBTH in the News

Long COVID afflicts kids too. Here's what we know so far.

Long COVID afflicts kids too. Here's what we know so far.

June 30, 2021

National Geographic

So far, no studies have documented the rate in the U.S., something Alicia Johnston, a pediatric infectious disease clinician at Boston Children’s Hospital, attributes to everyone’s early focus on older adults.

What is an Atypical Mole?

What is an Atypical Mole?

June 30, 2021

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Insight

Atypical moles are irregular moles that can appear anywhere on the body. They are more commonly found on people with fair skin, as well as those with many freckles and moles on the body (more than 50).

The Climate Crisis Is A Public Health Crisis

The Climate Crisis Is A Public Health Crisis

June 30, 2021

NPR

A recent study published in Nature found that 37 percent of heat-related deaths are due to climate change. Dr. Renee Salas is seeing this in the emergency room of Massachusetts General Hospital.

Advocate Encourages Community Not to ‘Live in Silence’

Advocate Encourages Community Not to ‘Live in Silence’

June 29, 2021

Myasthenia Gravis News

Glenda Thomas sits on the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center family and caregiver advisory board.

JNJ COVID-19 shot shows efficacy against variants in lab-based study: NIH

JNJ COVID-19 shot shows efficacy against variants in lab-based study: NIH

June 29, 2021

Seeking Alpha

Researchers led by Dr. Dan Barouch from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have examined the blood samples of 20 volunteers who have received the various doses of the vaccine and placebo after 57 days from the vaccination.

Boston Children’s Hospital teams up with ElevateBio

Boston Children’s Hospital teams up with ElevateBio

June 29, 2021

Boston Globe

Boston Children’s Hospital and ElevateBio announced on Tuesday that they are teaming with the goal of forming multiple cell and gene therapy companies to accelerate the hospital’s research.