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When Savannah Curran, 11, was born, she had an array of medical concerns. At 4 years old, genetic testing finally revealed that she had Ogden syndrome, a very rare genetic condition that affects about 100 people around the world. The care she receives at Mass General for Children allows her to live life to the fullest.
Kleinman Receives Murray Davidson Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics after 40 years of Service to Mass General/Mass General for Children
Capping more than four decades of outstanding service to children, adolescents and teenagers both locally and nationally, Ronald E. Kleinman, MD, Physician-in-Chief of Mass General for Children (MGfC), has been named the 2022 recipient of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Murray Davidson Award. The award, established in 1989, recognizes an outstanding clinician, educator and scientist who has made significant contributions to gastroenterology care for children.
Microbial Bile Acid Metabolism Regulates Gut Barrier Integrity and Liver Injury and Could Be a New Treatment Target
Researchers looked at the impact of bacterial metabolism of host-produced bile acid (BA) metabolites on epithelial barrier integrity.
Feeding children can be complicated, and even more so in a world that targets children with food marketing and convenience food. While the way a child eats is not solely in the hands of parents, there are strategies that can help your child build a healthy relationship with food. Simona Lourekas, RD, CHES, Kelly Millan, RD, and Meaghan Alexander, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, of the Center for Feeding and Nutrition at Mass General for Children, share strategies for feeding children of all ages.
medications-excessive-alcohol-use-prevent-treat-ald. medications-excessive-alcohol-use-prevent-treat-ald. Key Takeaways • In an analysis of information from the Mass General Brigham Biobank on individuals with alcohol use disorder, patients
Starting screening before age 50 is found to significantly reduce the risk and incidence of colorectal cancer in women
Starting screening before age 50 is found to significantly reduce the risk and incidence of colorectal cancer in women. Starting screening before age 50 is found to significantly reduce the risk and incidence of colorectal cancer in women. Key
Some gut viruses promote intestinal health, while others contribute to inflammatory bowel disease. Some gut viruses promote intestinal health, while others contribute to inflammatory bowel disease. Key Takeaways • Viruses residing in a normal
Research points to a strategy for overcoming colorectal cancers’ immunotherapy resistance. Research points to a strategy for overcoming colorectal cancers’ immunotherapy resistance. Key Takeaways • Immune checkpoint inhibitors boost a
Two decades after her deployment to Ground Zero in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Susan Diehl, RN, vividly remembers the relatives. “Each morning when we’d arrive at the police barricades, people would be standing there with pictures of their loved ones, asking us to look for them,” she says. “Hours later, after a hard shift when we were ready to get back on the shuttle bus to the hotel, they were still there—waiting for word.”