Massachusetts General Hospital investigators have discovered two groups of neurons that play key roles in social interactions between primates – one that is activated when deciding whether to cooperate with another individual and another group involved in predicting what the other will do.
Study finds that mood and anxiety disorders are common in Tourette patients A new study of Tourette syndrome (TS) led by researchers from the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and Mass General has found that nearly 86 percent of patients who seek treatment for TS will be diagnosed with a second psychiatric disorder during their lifetimes, and that nearly 58 percent will receive two or more such diagnoses.
A new 3D culture system replicates course of Alzheimer's disease, confirms amyloid hypothesis A study from Mass General and Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers reveals for the first time exactly how mutations associated with the most common form of inherited Alzheimer’s disease produce the disorder’s devastating effects.
Bariatric surgery appears to cut risks for serious asthma-related events A study led by Mass General investigators suggests that bariatric surgery can significantly reduce the risk of asthma attacks – also called exacerbations – in obese patients with asthma.
Newsletters & Publications
Hotline Each week, MGH Hotline reports important news within the Massachusetts General Hospital community, featuring the employees and initiatives that focus on bettering the future of research, clinical care and training.
Proto Proto, a magazine that reaches 75,000 thought leaders nationwide, stakes its ground on medicine's leading edge, reporting back from the frontiers of research and practice.
Mass General Magazine Mass General Magazine takes you into the heart of the institution, describing the ways in which Mass General is leading the way in educating physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
06/22/2015: Baker's Task Force Discusses New Opioid Plan
Greater Boston/WGBH-TV, Ch.2
video report including MGH physician Sarah Wakeman
06/22/2015: After Colorado Teen's Death From Plague, How Worried Should We Be About the Disease?
quotes MGH physician David Hooper
06/21/2015: Running a hospital is a woman’s job
quotes MGH physician-in-chief Katrina Armstrong
06/21/2015: Yoga and the Brain: A Vision of Possibilities
coverage of the research of MGH investigator Sara Lazar
06/19/2015: House calls to the homeless
feature on MGH physician Ernesto Gonzalez, also quotes physician James O’Connell
06/19/2015: A Sea Change in Treating Heart Attacks
New York Times
quotes MGH physician Lee Schwamm
06/19/2015: Making the most of your vacation
quotes Pam Bain of the MGH-based Benson-Henry Institute