Massachusetts General Hospital

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Name: Massachusetts General Hospital
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Why Do Almost Half of Women Suffer From Adult Acne ?

LIGHTNING RELEASES 09/22/14 A study conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital found that 45per cent of women in their 20s are seriously affected by pimples. Almost half of U.S. woman aged between 21 and 30 suffer from clinical acne, the new study s ... [Published American Banking News - Forex - 3 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Seven hospitalized after Charlestown boat fire

Seven people were hospitalized Sunday evening after 38-foot boat docked at a fueling station in Charlestown caught fire, according to fire and medical officials.Firefighters responded to the fueling dock on Terminal Street around 5:45 p.m. for the one-alarm ... [Published Boston Globe - 17 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Nine gene variants that increase diabetes risk identified

Harvard researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have identified nine genetic variants that dramatically increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.Amit Majithia, instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and at Harvard-affiliated ... [Published Business Standard India - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Diabetes, Mutation, Risk
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Malnourishment among elders often undetected

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staffEleanor Ballentine, 90, gets a meal delivered from Allan R. Miller of the organization Ethos.DMany of their older patients were apparently malnourished.Continue reading belowWhen Platts-Mills and his colleagues took a closer ... [Published Boston Globe - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Mass. hospitals see rise in respiratory illnesses

Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and Baystate Medical Center in Springfield are seeing an uptick in respiratory illnesses in young children, raising suspicions that an unusual virus spreading from the Midwest might have arrived in Massachuset ... [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

More Hub kids down with respiratory ills

Several new suspected cases of a respiratory illness infecting hundreds of kids nationwide have cropped up at Massachusetts General Hospital, giving doctors greater certainty that the virus has spread to this area.“It’s very likely that the outbreak is ... [Published Boston Herald - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Enterovirus Concerns Continue in Mass.

The rare virus is causing breathing problems for kids nationwide, with a case found in Connecticut, leading to concerns in Boston.The Enterovirus D-68 is causing breathing problems for kids across the country, with a case found in Connecticut.It may have ... [Published NECN.com - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

A shared delusion: quartet plays at the intersection of medicine and music

BELMONT — Two psychiatrists, a psychologist, and a neuroscientist prepared to present the key facts about their patient, who had tried to commit suicide after experiencing bouts of depression, hallucinations, and insomnia.But first, the quartet raised ... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

East Boston fire displaces 22, causes $200K in damage

An electrical short in a first floor apartment likely caused a one-alarm fire that spread through a three-family house in East Boston on Saturday, displacing 22 people, the Boston Fire Department said.The fire at 192 Leyden St. was discovered around 1:24 ... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Community raises money for ALS research

There has been an outpouring of support for a Vermont family who has lost five family members to ALS. Since our story aired, they say, the donations to research being done at Mass General have been pouring in. ... [Published WCAX TV3 - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Addiction lecture series begins Thursday

NORTH FALMOUTH — The first offering of the Charlie Wilkerson Memorial Lecture Series: The New Science on Addiction will be "Stigma, Treatment and Recovery" by John F. Kelly on Thursday.Kelly is an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, ... [Published Cape Cod Online - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Treatment of human hepatocellular carcinoma by the oncolytic herpes simplex virus G47delta

1 Breast Cancer Center, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, 600 Tianhe Road, Guangzhou, 510630, China2 Department of Oncology and Hematology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, China3 Department ... [Published Cancer Cell International - Sep 20 2014]

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"They're getting their money mandated to them, now they are going to tell small business and service industries who would struggle with this law how to run their business?" Vernon said
"These rare mutations are only seen in one in 1,000 individuals, but the effect on the individual is very strong because they increase risk by 700 per cent" Majithia said
And finally, Waldinger says here's something not to do: Don't overdo alcohol. "It feels in the moment like having that extra drink at night eliminates stress because it relaxes you, but it turns out that alcohol disturbs sleep." And it also acts as a depressant
"The other people have seen this before us and the patients do well so it's just a matter of supporting them getting them through this,” he said."

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Malnourishment among elders often undetected [Published Boston Globe - 11 hours ago]
Seven hospitalized after Charlestown boat fire [Published Boston Globe - 17 hours ago]
Moving from Common Core Back to MCAS on Special... [Published Tewksbury Patch - 22 hours ago]
Site councils play role in shaping school policy [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Sep 21 2014]
Patient Engagement: Four Case Studies That High... [Published Health Affairs - Sep 21 2014]
Mass. hospitals see rise in respiratory illnesses [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Sep 21 2014]
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More Hub kids down with respiratory ills [Published Boston Herald - Sep 21 2014]
Virus has officials on alert [Published MetroWest Daily News - Sep 21 2014]
Enterovirus D68 spreading rapidly: Boston Child... [Published Sott.net - Sep 21 2014]
A shared delusion: quartet plays at the interse... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 21 2014]
Testing continues on suspected cases of enterov... [Published WCVB.com - Sep 21 2014]
Critical care given to children suspected to ha... [Published WCVB.com - Sep 21 2014]
East Boston fire displaces 22, causes $200K in ... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 21 2014]
Enterovirus Concerns Continue in Mass. [Published NECN.com - Sep 20 2014]
Gaza and the American awakening [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 20 2014]
Chek Diagnostics Expands Leadership Team [Published AndhraNews.net - Sep 20 2014]
Community raises money for ALS research [Published WCAX TV3 - Sep 20 2014]
Addiction lecture series begins Thursday [Published Cape Cod Online - Sep 20 2014]
Letters to the Editor: Sept. 20, 2014 [Published Press-Republican Online - Sep 20 2014]
Treatment of human hepatocellular carcinoma by ... [Published Cancer Cell International - Sep 20 2014]
Lawsuit over T escalator death settled [Published Boston Globe - Sep 20 2014]
Report: More Than 150 Possible Enterovirus Case... [Published boston.com - Sep 20 2014]
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Gaza and the American awakening [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 20 2014]
The seven week war on Gaza is theoretically over though Israeli forces continue limited incursions into the beleaguered and bombed out strip of coastal land and over 11,000 wounded and 100,000 homeless pick through the rubble of their lives, mourn their ...
Health Experts Urge Flu Vaccination [Published TIME.com - Sep 18 2014]
“We can’t predict what this year’s flu season will be like,” said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden at a National Foundation for Infectious Diseases press conference Thursday. “But we can predict that the best way ...
New Organ Liver Prize: First Contending Teams A... [Published Fight Aging! - Sep 16 2014]
The New Organ initiative aims to greatly speed progress towards the tissue engineering of patient-matched organs as needed: a vision of no more waiting, no more transplant rejection, and a much lower cost of organ renewal, all leading to a far greater ...
One Million Dollar Prize to Build New Livers: T... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 16 2014]
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Diabetes’ genetic variety [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 15 2014]
Harvard researchers have identified nine genetic variants that dramatically increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, adding to our knowledge of the disease’s underpinnings and providing a glimpse of its vast genetic diversity. Amit Majithia ...
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How Bad Is Marijuana for Your Health? [Published Slate Magazine - May 01 2014]
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