Amid continues calls for international help, a second Mass General medical team is responding to the devastating Nepal earthquake.
“Ether Dome,” a drama being staged at Boston’s Huntington Theatre Company, focuses on the first demonstration of ether as a medical anesthetic.
A Mass General plastic surgery team’s trips to Colombia provide a brighter future to children scarred by horrible burns or born with congenital deformities.
To care for Boston Marathon bombing victims, Mass General activated a meticulous plan that put the entire hospital in disaster-response mode.
Aiming to address primary care and reproductive health issues arising from Typhoon Haiyan, a second team of MGH volunteers is bound for the Philippines.
At Home Base, veterans can now receive virtual reality exposure therapy, a well-established, evidence-based technique proven effective for treating PTSD.
Is it possible to predict someone’s risk of getting type 2 diabetes a dozen years before symptoms appear? Massachusetts General Hospital researcher Robert E. Gerszten, MD, recently told Fox 25 TV Boston about a groundbreaking study he and his colleagues […]
Aiming to protect Mass General’s best scientific research from federal funding cuts, the hospital has forged a response plan that includes increased emphasis on internal support, collaboration opportunities and charitable gifts.
For George Velmahos, MD, Mass General’s chief of Trauma Surgery, caring for victims of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings underscored the importance of the research he has pursued for years. Dr. Velmahos is developing new ways to stanch the […]
While violently altering the course of hundreds of lives, the Boston Marathon© bombings on April 15 created a medical emergency of enormous and horrific proportions for Massachusetts General Hospital and other Boston-area medical institutions. For Alasdair Conn, MD, Mass General’s […]