This gender-inclusive glossary includes some essential terms and definitions for understanding sex, gender, and well-being.
For decades, medical research focused almost exclusively on men. Brigham physician-researchers are working to balance the scales for women’s health.
Building on its 50-year legacy, the Brigham’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is working toward reproductive justice for all patients.
The Brigham’s Center for Transgender Health is breaking barriers and providing state-of-the-art, life-changing care for trans and gender diverse people.
How do sex hormones fluctuate through the years? This gender-inclusive infographic timeline explores the links between sex hormones and health.
“The past isn’t dead.
Throughout the United States, deep and long-standing health inequities exist along socioeconomic and racial lines.
Every March on Match Day, thousands of medical students eagerly anticipate learning which residency training program they will match into across the U.
[Editor’s note: This article was expanded on June 15, 2023, to include two new sections: “Tackling inequities in transplant wait lists” and “A different biomarker.
Stopping the spread of disease, misinformation, and science resistance
The life-changing effects of small steps—and a buddy system.
The world’s No. 1 killer—heart disease—meets COVID-19.
Nurses’ Health Study uncovers clues to improve health
Revolutionizing how doctors predict, find, treat, and prevent disease
The human touch of healthcare’s digital revolution
Faced with daunting medical challenges, bioengineers build instruments of hope for patients in need.
Pursuing deeper insights into human health
For patients with aggressive cancers and neurologic diseases, immunotherapies offer a new path forward.
Transplantation challenges and changes immune systems
Taming the rising tide of allergies
Two years ago, Meghan Gabel was a typical 21-year-old college student planning her dream trip: a semester abroad in London.
Patients, radiologists, and specialists share how advances in imaging technologies are offering more precise diagnoses.
Clinical trials do more than bring new drugs and devices to market.
How do researchers convert their lab discoveries into treatments and cures?