Massachusetts General Hospital

Type: Organization
Name: Massachusetts General Hospital
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Driver flown to Boston after two-vehicle crash

SOUTH YARMOUTH — A man was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital by helicopter following a two-car crash Friday afternoon, according to the fire department.Paramedics and police officers responded to the intersection of Crosby nd Old Main streets just ... [Published Cape Cod Online - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Disruptive passenger upset with reclining seat diverts Paris-bound flight to Boston

Edmund Alexandre, 60, of Paris was subdued by air marshals after he became aggressive and threatening to passengers and flight crew members when the woman seated in front of him reclined her seat. Marshals handcuffed Alexandre until the aircraft landed ... [Published MassLive - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The 1918 influenza outbreak: When Boston was patient zero

Ninety-six years ago this week, the city of Boston was dealing with it’s own viral outbreak—the start of one of the deadliest natural disasters to ever occur. A staggering number of people died in 1918. Fifty to 100 million worldwide, by some estimates. ... [Published Harvard Medical School - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Cheap, low-tech devices help paralyzed patients ‘speak their minds’

A nonprofit organization based in Providence, Rhode Island, is developing low-cost and easy-to-use communication devices for people with neurological disorders who are “locked in,” virtually unable to move. Alik Widge, clinical instructor in psychiatry ... [Published Harvard Medical School - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

3 ways hospitals can address healthcare disparities among diverse patient populations

As hospitals around the country try to resolve healthcare disparities, especially among minority populations, Massachusetts General Hospital implemented a series of initiatives to educate providers and staff about communicating with and caring for diverse ... [Published Fierce Healthcare - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

North End facility provides home for those seeking medical care

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley is pictured with Guido Vittiglio and members of the Vittiglio family when the cardinal visited Casa Monte Cassino in June. Pilot photo/courtesy CardinalSeansBlog.orgNORTH END -- Thanks to the vision of two Italian immigrant brothers, ... [Published Boston Pilot - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Massachusetts enhances protection for celebrities (and others) after death

the Massachusetts Senate passed S 2022, beginning the process of joining 13 other states that prohibit companies from using celebrities' identities after they die. The bill amends Section 3A of Chapter 214 of the Massachusetts General Laws, and creates ... [Published Lexology - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Bombing survivor Jeff Bauman making strides

Man on international flight says he was arrested over legroom Man on international flight says he was arrested over legroomUpdated: Friday, August 29 2014 12:43 AM EDT 2014-08-29 04:43:38 GMTEdmund Alexandre is sitting in a Mass General Hospital room ... [Published WHDH-TV - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Boston Marathon bombing victim marries nurse who helped him recover

James Costello met Krista D'Agostino while he was being treated for burns and shrapnel injuries at a rehabilitation centreVIEW GALLERYA man seriously injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has married the nurse who helped him to recover.James Costello ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Obscure Diagnosis, STAT!

by [embedded content]Julie Beck explains how TV medical dramas have warped our perception of health care and illness:Treatments for patients with seizures are sometimes downright dangerous, with doctors trying to hold patients down, or put things in their ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Study links antidepressant use during pregnancy to higher ADHD risk

A recent study found an 80 percent increased risk in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder that was associated with a child’s exposure to antidepressants in the womb. Roy Perlis, HMS associate professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, ... [Published Harvard Medical School - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Antidepressant, ADHD, Risk
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Study links antidepressant use during pregnancy to higher ADHD risk

Scary studies linking antidepressant use during pregnancy with an increased autism risk in babies may have scared some pregnant women off of the medications, but a new Massachusetts General Hospital study provides some comforting news. The heightened ... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 27 2014]

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"We had people walking around Boston with no set schedule, no limitations on what they could eat or when they could eat it" says Dr Steven Russell of Massachusetts General Hospital, who worked on the trial Christopher took part in
"I am honored to join Vittamed at this exciting time in its history," said Dr. Dagi. "With the recent CE mark approval for both its products and multiple near-term commercial opportunities, I look forward to helping Vittamed achieve its mission of delivering non-invasive neuromonitoring and diagnostics to patients with unmet medical needs."
...leader with a distinguished career in neurosurgery, medical innovation and venture capital," said Remis Bistras, President and CEO of Vittamed. "We are extremely delighted to add his clinical, strategic, and entrepreneurial expertise to our Board."

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Legroom wars: 2nd US plane diverted after seat ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 29 2014]
Massachusetts enhances protection for celebriti... [Published Lexology - Aug 29 2014]
Bombing survivor Jeff Bauman making strides [Published WHDH-TV - Aug 29 2014]
Durham to keep 1-lane bike path [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Aug 29 2014]
Flight diverts to Logan over reclined-seat outb... [Published WCVB.com - Aug 29 2014]
Acts of kindness bolster family of 12-year-old ... [Published Savannah Morning News - Aug 29 2014]
UAB Medicine hires consultant to analyze services [Published WIAT TV - Aug 29 2014]
Moped Rules of the Road [Published Vineyard Gazette - Aug 29 2014]
Man arrested for becoming unruly on diverted fl... [Published WCVB.com - Aug 29 2014]
Flight diverts to Logan after outburst about re... [Published WCVB.com - Aug 29 2014]
Antidepressants in Pregnancy Linked to Autism? [Published WebMD - Aug 28 2014]
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OncoPep nabs $6.9 mln Series B [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 29 2014]
OncoPep has received $6.9 million in Series B funding. The investors included The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society . OncoPep is focused on preventing the progression of cancer. PRESS RELEASE BOSTON — OncoPep, Inc., today announced the closing of $6.9 ...
3 ways hospitals can address healthcare dispari... [Published FierceHealthcare - Aug 28 2014]
p>As hospitals around the country try to resolve healthcare disparities, especially among minority populations, Massachusetts General Hospital implemented a series of initiatives to educate providers and staff about communicating with and caring for ...
Don’t Speak, Memory [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 28 2014]
by Sue Halpern I’ve been reading various reports ( like this one ) of the success of a research group at MIT in taking the sting out of bad memories by switching the bad ones with good ones: “In our day to day lives we encounter a variety of ...
Boost patient experience at first point of cont... [Published Hospital Impact - Aug 28 2014]
by Andrea J. Simon I recently worked with a hospital improve its cancer program. It had wonderful doctors and an up-to-date facility. Nurses were very patient-focused and the staff smiled a lot. What could be better? Yet new patient volumes were ...
Obscure Diagnosis, STAT! [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 28 2014]
by Dish Staff Julie Beck explains how TV medical dramas have warped our perception of health care and illness: Treatments for patients with seizures are sometimes downright dangerous, with doctors trying to hold patients down, or put things in their ...
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