Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have announced a new initiative designed to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain disorder (TBI) and other neurological and psychiatric disorders.
Mass General/Ragon Institute study finds how protein blocks HIV life cycle in "elite controllers" Investigators from Mass General and the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard have learned more about one way the immune system of elite controllers--those rare individuals able to control HIV infection without drug treatment--block a key step in the virus' life cycle.
Activity of brain region can influence primates to change their choice By artificially stimulating a brain region believed to play a key role in learning, reward and motivation, researchers at Mass General were able to induce monkeys to change which of two images they preferred to look at.
Herpes loaded stem cells used to kill brain tumors Researchers at Mass General may have identified a better way to use viruses to destroy the cells of a brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme, the most common type of tumor in adults and the most difficult to treat.
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07/28/2014: New studies could lead to a treatment for cachexia
quotes MGH physician Don Dizon
07/28/2014: Farewell to the routine pelvic exam?
article written by MGH physician Suzanne Koven
07/28/2014: Moms’ Marijuana-for-Kids Campaign Seeks to Quiet Epilepsy
quotes MGH physician Elizabeth Thiele
07/27/2014: Drug found to help with fatty liver disease in patients with HIV
coverage of study led by MGH investigator Steven Grinspoon
07/25/2014: City hackathon brings new health innovations for mothers and kids
quotes Elizabeth Bailey of MGH Center for Global Health
07/24/2014: For Better Treatment, Doctors And Patients Share The Decisions
All Things Considered/NPR.org
quotes Karen Sepucha of MGH Health Decisions Sciences Center and physicians Leigh Simmons and Andrew Freiberg
07/24/2014: Child siblings may influence each other’s obesity risk
coverage of study led by MGH investigator Mark Pachucki