Aiming to improve the lives of millions with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, an MGH researcher is part of an effort to design and test a “bionic pancreas.”
Paul Biddinger, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital, firmly believes that everyone over 6 months old should get the flu vaccine and now.
Stroke patients in the Mass General emergency room receive advanced treatments designed to stop brain damage and start recovery.
How can we know when a defendant is lying? Or if the memory of an eyewitness is accurate? Or when someone with cognitive impairment is vulnerable to financial fraudsters? When is a young person with poor impulse control at risk […]
Carolyn O’Gorman of Winchester, Mass., has never been to Uganda. But she feels compelled to raise money for a new Massachusetts General Hospital initiative to buy maternity supplies to stock a large hospital there. Her motivation: She is the mother […]
Wayne Shreffler, MD, PhD, chief of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at MassGeneral Hospital for Children and director of the Food Allergy Center at Mass General, shares tips for preparing children with food allergies for going back to school. Q: What […]
Kristin Beauparlant, RN, cared for Peter Rice’s wife, Elizabeth Bennett Rice, during her battle with ovarian cancer. Now, Kristin serves on the board of the community fundraising group, Madam Ovary, formed by Beth and a friend, before Beth’s death.
Perhaps they would have watched Breakfast at Tiffany’s together or one of the Harry Potter movies. Visiting their mother at Massachusetts General Hospital near the end of her life, viewing yet another television episode of Judge Judy, Jennifer Brown DeSutter and her brother, […]
Kevin and Barrie Landry believe that every child deserves a chance at having the very best health care. Supporting the Newborn Developmental Follow-Up Clinic at Mass General was a natural match.
Millions of people have chronic or occasional sleep disorders that leave them exhausted and may be related to heart disease, stroke, depression, cognitive decline or diabetes. “Research on sleep disorders also applies to many other areas of medicine,” says Matt Bianchi, […]