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.
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08/31/2015: What to Watch for After Skin Cancer
Wall Street Journal
mentions study co-authored by MGH investigator Maryam Asgari
08/31/2015: Donny Osmond Gets Voice Back Thanks To Boston Surgeon
WBZ-TV, Ch. 4
coverage of singer’s treatment by MGH physician Steven Zeitels
08/31/2015: Mass. General ad campaign takes on Children’s Hospital
quotes Richard Averbuch of MGH Marketing
08/31/2015: In stunning reversal, nanny’s murder case dropped
quotes MGH physician Alice Newton
08/31/2015: Myeloma Drug Active in Tough-to-Treat Patients
mentions journal editorial co-authored by MGH investigator Noopur Raje
08/30/2015: Study: Tiny, wireless pacemaker could be surgery-free option
quotes MGH physician Jagmeet Singh