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.
Opiate overdoses can have devastating consequences if they are not stopped in time. But help could be on the way thanks to an innovative new concept that emerged from a Mass General opioid hackathon event.
Steven Gardner, MD, writes about finding meaning in the struggle to save one life while he was part of Mass General’s Global Disaster Response Team in earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
The Mass General Global Disaster Response Team’s doctors, nurses, pharmacists, therapists, security guards and others strive to serve as beacons of hope to disaster victims around the world.
Two Mass General doctors are teaming up with a university in Uganda to try to dramatically decrease the mortality rate there from breast cancer.
Landing in Haiti in the terrible aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, Lynn Black, MD, MPH, delivered compassionate care while assessing victims’ needs.
Mass General disaster response teams are on the ground in Haiti and the southern United States, helping victims of Hurricane Matthew recover from its devastation.
Mass General doctors are helping to create a medical laser center to treat children in Armenia for vascular malformations and scars.
Moved by the plight of children in an African cancer clinic, an American teenager raises funds and travels back to Uganda to launch a new art and music therapy program.
By developing a simple device to prevent postpartum bleeding, a Mass General team seeks a sustainable solution for a deadly global problem.