Cambridge, Massachusetts - Bryan Ranger, a third-year doctoral student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program, was the student lead for MIT’s participation in the weekend event Stop Ebola Hackathon.

Cambridge, Massachusetts - A new study from MIT implicates a family of RNA-binding proteins in the regulation of cancer, particularly in a subtype of breast cancer. These proteins, known as Musashi proteins, can force cells into a state associated with increased proliferation.

Dallas, Texas - For the first time in the 50 years that the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has released an annual snapshot of heart disease and stroke statistics in the U.S., the new report adds a global view.

Dallas, Texas - Most patients don’t receive counseling about resuming sexual activity after having a heart attack, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

Dallas, Texas - American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments on the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey:

Atlanta, Georgia - The American Diabetes Association (Association) is pleased to announce its federal and state legislative and regulatory priorities for 2015. Each year, the Association identifies the leading priorities which will focus efforts across targeted issue areas as part of our ongoing efforts to Stop Diabetes®. In addition, in all areas of engagement, there will be an ongoing commitment to ending health disparities.