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Alzheimer's disease

Study Finds That Exercise and Vascular Health Offer Protection Against Alzheimer’s...

Higher levels of daily physical activity may protect against the cognitive decline and neurodegeneration (brain tissue loss) from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that...
Alzheimer's disease

Study Identifies How ‘Crosstalk’ Between Genes Promotes Brain Inflammation in Alzheimer’s...

A new study by scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) offers clues about how to prevent inflammation of brain tissue, which promotes...
cancer genomes, Alzheimer's, antibodies

Mutational “Hotspots” in Cancer Genomes May Not Necessarily Drive Cancer Growth

A study by investigators from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center has found that, contrary to common assumptions, the fact that a specific...
cancer genomes, Alzheimer's, antibodies

Age Itself Appears to Increase the Spread of Alzheimer’s-Associated Tau in...

A study by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) finds evidence that spread through the brain of the Alzheimer’s-disease-associated protein tau is...
cardiovascular disease

Study Identifies Pathway Linking Socioeconomic Status to Cardiovascular Risk

A biological pathway previously found to contribute to the impact of stress on the risk of cardiovascular disease also may underlie the...
cancer genomes, Alzheimer's, antibodies

Breaking the Code: How Is a Mother’s Immunity Transferred to Her...

One of the most successful interventions in reducing infectious disease worldwide, vaccination still has limited effectiveness in protecting one group of patients...
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UMD-Led Research Predicts Dangerous Blood Pressure Drops in ICU Patients

A research team, composed of engineers from the University of Maryland (UMD) and physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, has found that patients...
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Brain Structural Changes Linked to Physical, Mental Health in Functional Neurological...

An imaging study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has identified differences in key brain structures of individuals whose physical or mental health has...
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Mass. General Team Reports First Response of Central Nervous System Tumor...

In a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine, a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team reports a remarkable treatment response in a...
microbiomevideo

IBM: Your Computer Can Help Scientists Study Connection Between Body Bacteria...

The general public's help is being enlisted in what's thought to be the biggest study of the human microbiome—the bacteria that live in and...
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Sense of Smell Deficits Are Common, Linked to Malnutrition in Patients...

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) study has found that deficits in the sense of smell are important contributors to the frequently observed lack of...
Implant Infection

Antibiotic-releasing Polymer May Help Eradicate Joint Implant Infection

A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has developed an antibiotic-releasing polymer that may greatly simplify the treatment of prosthetic joint infection. In...
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Lymph Node Metastases May Not Always Be the Source of Cancer’s...

A study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has found that the traditional model for the spread of carcinoma, the deadliest form of...
sleep-deprived

Study Flags Later Risks for Sleep-deprived Kids

Children ages 3 to 7 who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have problems with attention, emotional control, and peer relationships in...
vascular disease

NIH Consortium Takes Aim at Vascular Disease-linked Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

To better predict, study, and diagnose small vessel disease in the brain and its role in vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID),...
paralysisvideo

Brain-computer Interface Advance Allows Fast, Accurate Typing by People with Paralysis

A clinical research publication led by Stanford University investigators has demonstrated that a brain-to-computer hookup can enable people with paralysis to type via direct...
vitamin D

Study Confirms Vitamin D Protects Against Colds and Flu

A new global collaborative study has confirmed that vitamin D supplementation can help protect against acute respiratory infections. The study, a participant data meta-analysis of...
magnetic resonance imaging

A New Contrast Agent for MRI

A new, specially coated iron oxide nanoparticle developed by a team at MIT and elsewhere could provide an alternative to conventional gadolinium-based contrast agents...
biomaterial

New Biomaterial for Preventing Uncontrolled Bleeding

To treat an aneurysm, gastrointestinal bleeding or other forms of uncontrolled hemorrhaging, clinicians often use tiny metallic coils, which can be permanently inserted into...
anesthesia

Study Suggests Approach to Waking Patients after Surgery

The use of general anesthesia for surgery has not changed fundamentally since it was first introduced 170 years ago. Patients are still left to...