Mass General obesity medicine expert, Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD, says that old, one-size-fits-all ideas about obesity are giving way to a new understanding that points towards more individualized treatment.
Working with tiny, magnetic nanoparticles, a Mass General doctor is creating a quick and accurate test for typhoid fever, a life-threatening disease that affects millions worldwide.
A Massachusetts teenager, forced into the sex trade by a human trafficker, builds a new life with the help of the MGH Freedom Clinic.
By developing a simple device to prevent postpartum bleeding, a Mass General team seeks a sustainable solution for a deadly global problem.
Sparked by inexplicable symptoms in one patient, an intrepid physician’s investigation led to the discovery of a new disease that afflicts many worldwide.
Through its support of cancer research fellowships, Santander is playing a crucial role in Mass General’s development of new targeted cancer therapies.
When a beloved wife and mother was diagnosed with lung cancer, her family sought out the best care at Mass General and worked tirelessly to raise public awareness and research funds.
Ron Suskind’s son, Owen, is 23. That would be unremarkable except that Owen has autism, says Mr. Suskind, the Cambridge-based Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. For young people with autism, age 22 and beyond is a time of uncertainty because they no […]
When a wife and mother with advanced Alzheimer’s disease arrived late at night at Mass General with a life-threatening condition, her family and the medical team faced the most difficult decision of all.
Aiming to address primary care and reproductive health issues arising from Typhoon Haiyan, a second team of MGH volunteers is bound for the Philippines.