Scientists representing the Mass General Research Institute participated in the recent Cambridge Science Festival as part of an effort to make science more accessible, interactive and fun.
A study of smartphone use by a Mass General psychologist and Motorola found a few worrying trends, but also suggests that users still have time to regain “phone-life balance.”
Elsie Taveras, MD, MPH, uses clinical and community-based research to address the causes of childhood health problems and reduce health disparities.
Researchers at Mass General and MIT have harnessed the power of machine learning to develop a more accurate and less invasive screening method for high risk breast lesions.
Jennifer Gatchel MD, PhD, a Mass General researcher, is investigating the connections between mental illness and cognitive decline in aging populations.
Mass General researchers have developed a pocket-sized device that provides food allergy sufferers with lifesaving tableside lab results.
Mass General researchers have developed a forecasting model for predicting future migraine attacks based on current levels of stress and head pain.
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed a smartphone-based semen analyzer that can test for male infertility at home.
In a study, Mass General researchers found that acupuncture treatments reduce pain for patients with carpal tunnel syndrome.
Harry W. Orf, PhD, Mass General’s senior vice president for research, says the Trump Administration’s proposed cuts to medical research funding are cause for deep concern and will impact patients.