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Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) is a 777-bed nonprofit teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a founding member of Partners HealthCare, an integrated health care delivery network. In July of 2008, the hospital opened the Carl J. and Ruth Shapiro Cardiovascular Center, the most advanced center of its kind.
New research from the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) shows that newer, more expensive treatment options for prostate cancer were adopted rapidly and widely during 2002 - 2005 without proof of their cost-effectiveness.
The first full face transplant in the country by Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) plastic surgery team, led by Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, performed last week, the second face transplant procedure to be performed at BWH.
Christopher J. Morris, PhD, of the Division of Sleep Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is one of four scientists selected by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) for a postdoctoral fellowship.
Research from the Women's Health Initiative demonstrates that supplementation with calcium and vitamin D does not raise coronary artery calcium (CAC) levels, a strong marker for future risk of cardiovascular disease.