A new study indicates that the rapid weight gain football linemen undergo during training increases their risk of death from cardiovascular problems.
Hugh Barry says the coordinated care at Mass General inspired his creative philanthropy and lifelong commitment to the hospital.
Philanthropy at Mass General is helping more women complete the training needed to become cardiothoracic surgeons.
Mass General’s newly launched Marfan Syndrome and Related Disorders Clinic is part of a collaborative effort to gain a better understanding of what strains the aorta and causes ruptures.
Mass General researchers have found that a hormone that modulates sleep also controls the production of inflammatory cells.
Mass General nutritionist Emily Gelsomin, MLA, RD, LDN, offers tips to help you eat your way to a healthier heart.
Reversing one heart transplant patient’s decline required intensive therapy, precise collaboration and the innovative use of an organ infected with a potentially deadly disease.
A Mass General cardiologist is among the researchers trying to determine whether exercise, taken to an extreme, can put the heart in peril.
Treatment of pulmonary embolisms may benefit from a team approach. But that model faces obstacles inside and outside the hospital.
A team of Massachusetts General Hospital physicians recently became the first in New England to perform mitral valve replacement with a new, minimally-invasive method that doesn’t require patients to undergo a full open-heart procedure.