Massachusetts General Hospital

Type: Organization
Name: Massachusetts General Hospital
First reported 26 mins ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 1 reports

New Blood Test Advances Individualized Cancer Therapy and Cuts Down on Need for Painful Biopsies

The first-ever successful isolation and culture of rare tumor cells circulating in a patient’s blood has been achieved by NFCR-supported scientist Daniel Haber, M.D., Ph.D., and his team at Massachusetts General Hospital. The first-ever successful isolation ... [Published PRWeb - 26 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

5 people hospitalized after fire retardant system discharges in East Boston car rental facility

Five people were rushed to Boston hospitals this morning after a fire retardant system at a car rental facility in East Boston discharged, officials said.The incident took place on Tomahawk Drive and led to three people being rushed to Massachusetts General ... [Published Boston Globe - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Natural Supplement Fights Depression Effectively as Drugs

Depression, osteoarthritis, and liver disease are distinctly different conditions, so it may seem odd that one dietary supplement, SAMe (pronounced “sam-EE”) can help all three. But it does – and research proves it.Not found in food, SAMe is an abbreviation ... [Published NewsMax.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Case 23-2014 — A 41-Year-Old Man with Fevers, Rash, Pancytopenia, and Abnormal Liver Function

Source InformationFrom the Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, and the Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry — both in Rochester, NY (C.M.H.); and the Departments of Radiology (J.-A.O.S.), ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Fitbit In Healthcare: Is More Data Better?

For scientists and researchers who are developing new treatments for disease, data is power. For patients, data can mean empowerment. Devices that track health indicators are readily available and in use to track heart rate, blood pressure, blood sugar ... [Published Surgical Products - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Why Not Jaywalk?

The action carries a fine … of $1.On Twitter yesterday, the popular account @WhattheFFacts (as the name implies, it regularly tweets out facts that make you say “What the F”) reminded us of one of the stranger truths about Boston:The fine for jaywalking ... [Published Boston Magazine - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Over 100 genes linked to schizophrenia, study finds

03:39Reuters / Stefan WermuthResearchers identified more than 80 previously undiscovered genes which may be related to the development of schizophrenia, bringing the total of potentially associated genes to over 100, the largest international study ever ... [Published Russia Today - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

International team sheds new light on biology underlying schizophrenia

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the Broad Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and scores of other institutions from all over the world have helped identify ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Massachusetts General Hospital to receive AHA's inaugural Equity of Care Award

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston received the American Hospital Association's (AHA) inaugural Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization's ... [Published Reliance Trust - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Fitch Affirms "BBB" Rating for Tufts Medical Center

Fitch Ratings has affirmed a "BBB" bond rating and a stable rating outlook for Tufts Medical Center in Boston.Softer volumes and some one-time expenses early in the year have led to a negative 0.2 percent operation margin for Tufts — a $1 million loss ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Easing Drug-Induced Fatty Liver Disease in HIV Patients

The only drug to receive FDA approval for reduction of the abdominal fat deposits that develop in some patients receiving antiviral therapy for HIV infection may also reduce the incidence of fatty liver disease.In a paper published in JAMA (a theme issue ... [Published Drug Discovery and Development - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Maseno to launch post graduate training in family and emergency medicine.

MASENO University in collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital and Sagam Community Hospital will launch a post graduate training in family and emergency medicine.Vice chancellor Domnic Makawiti said the institution will be the first in Kenya ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 22 2014]

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... It’s not hard to see why: Mr. Murphy writes, "When taken every day, it's been shown in a major study to be up to 99 percent effective." This is a claim I hear thrown around a lot among gay men in New York. And it's wrong...
...They are more resistant to local pain relievers like Novocaine. According to the New York Times , "The MC1R gene belongs to a family of receptors that include pain receptors in the brain, and as a result, a mutation in the gene appears to influence the body’s sensitivity to pain.  A 2004 study showed that redheads  require, on average, about 20 percent more general anesthesia than people with dark hair or blond coloring."
"I'm just glad we'll be open for Folk Fest instead of having a vacant storefront" Hayhurst said
...Ashwin N Ananthakrishnan of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston told Reuters Health, "In a large, unselected sample, rates of optimal monitoring of patients on 5-ASA are low. This highlights the continued need and importance in ensuring that as physicians, we are not only monitoring our patients for evidence of active disease, but also our need to ensure that patients are being monitored for adverse effects from therapies we are placing them on."

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What the 'Father of Modern Sociology' Can Teach... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - 17 hours ago]
UNC researchers part of study on schizophrenia ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - 18 hours ago]
6 recent advances in C. difficile infection res... [Published Orthopedics Today - 18 hours ago]
Neuronal Ensemble Synchrony during Human Focal ... [Published Journal of Neuroscience - 18 hours ago]
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26 of the Most Controversial People in Healthcare [Published Beckers Hospital Review - 22 hours ago]
Fitbit In Healthcare: Is More Data Better? [Published Surgical Products - 22 hours ago]
Why Not Jaywalk? [Published Boston Magazine - 22 hours ago]
Medicare pilot programs waive three-day admissi... [Published Fierce Healthcare - 23 hours ago]
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Massachusetts General Hospital to receive AHA's... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 22 2014]
BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston received the American Hospital Association's (AHA) inaugural Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within ...
$650M gift to Broad seeks to propel psychiatric... [Published Harvard Gazette - Jul 22 2014]
The Broad Institute today announced an unprecedented commitment of $650 million from philanthropist Ted Stanley aimed at galvanizing scientific research on psychiatric disorders and bringing new treatments based on molecular understanding to ...
$650 million commitment to Stanley Center at Br... [Published MIT News feed - Jul 22 2014]
The following is adapted from a press release issued today by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. The Broad Institute today announced an unprecedented commitment of $650 million from philanthropist Ted Stanley aimed at galvanizing scientific ...
Researchers shed new light on schizophrenia [Published Harvard Gazette - Jul 22 2014]
As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and scores of other institutions from all over the world have helped identify ...
International team sheds new light on biology u... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jul 22 2014]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the Broad Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and scores of other institutions from all over the world have helped identify ...
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How Bad Is Marijuana for Your Health? [Published Slate Magazine - May 01 2014]
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