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  • Game-Based Interventions Increase Physical Activity

    November 10th, 2017

    Motivated by points, teams, levels, and prizes, families from Framingham Heart Study walked almost one extra mile per day.

  • Married Couples with Common Ancestry Share Similar Genes

    April 7th, 2017

    [VIDEO] In first of its kind investigation into mating patterns across generations, researchers used genomic data to characterize ancestry of 879 participant spouse pairs.

  • Biomarkers May Help Better Predict Who Will Have Stroke

    August 29th, 2016

    Findings could help identify people who might benefit from new or existing therapies.

  • Medscape

    August 29th, 2016

    Circulating Biomarkers Linked to Stroke — references study co-authored by Sarah Preis, research associate professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; Philip Wolf, professor of biostatistics and epidemiology; Ramachandran S. Vasan, professor of epidemiology; and Emelia Benjamin, professor of epidemiology

  • U.S. News & World Report

    August 25th, 2016

    Social Isolation Is Just As Unhealthy For You As Smoking, Study Says — references study co-authored by Emelia Benjamin, professor of epidemiology

  • News Medical

    August 25th, 2016

    People With High Levels of Four Biomarkers May Have Increased Risk For Stroke — references study co-authored by Sarah Preis, research associate professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; Philip Wolf, professor of biostatistics and epidemiology; Ramachandran S. Vasan, professor of epidemiology; and Emelia Benjamin, professor of epidemiology

  • Science Daily

    August 25th, 2016

    Biomarkers May Help Better Predict Who Will Have a Stroke — references study co-authored by Sarah Preis, research associate professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; Philip Wolf, professor of biostatistics and epidemiology; Ramachandran S. Vasan, professor of epidemiology; Emelia Benjamin, professor of epidemiology;

  • Futurity

    August 19th, 2016

    Heart Arrhythmia Linked to Smaller Brains — quotes Rhoda Au, professor of epidemiology 

  • Cardiology Today

    July 19th, 2016

    AF May Be Associated with Reduced Frontal Lobe Brain Volumes — quotes Rhoda Au, professor of epidemiology

  • Cardiovascular Business

    July 19th, 2016

    New Study Shows Atrial Fibrillation Related to Smaller Brain Volumes — mentions Rhoda Au, professor of epidemiology