This Massachusetts General Hospital Blum Center presentation from July 12, 2021 engages you to be more proactive when it comes to your medications and wellbeing.
News from the Department of Medicine
Las puntuaciones de riesgo genético podrían mejorar la identificación clínica de los pacientes con mayor riesgo de infarto
Un equipo dirigido por investigadores de Massachusetts General Hospital y del Instituto Broad del Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts y de Harvard descubrió recientemente que la aplicación de la PRS puede identificar a los pacientes de riesgo que actualmente no se identifican mediante las evaluaciones clínicas estándar.
Feedback on cafeteria purchases helps employees make healthier food choices. Feedback on cafeteria purchases helps employees make healthier food choices. Key Takeaways • Employees who received automated, personalized feedback on their cafeteria
This Friday, June 4, Massachusetts General Hospital staff are invited to wear orange in recognition of Gun Violence Awareness Day. The national event honors the victims of gun violence, shows support for the gun safety movement and calls attention to gun violence as a major medical and public health crisis.
The Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital is collecting and curating information to help clinical professionals stay up to date during the COVID-19 crisis with Inpatient Care Recommendations.
Many families find themselves in a state of crisis when a family member is unwell. However, a loved one living with a mental health disorder, substance use disorder, or both can be even more tricky when the family is unsure how to help.
In a study recently published in Cell, Ragon Core Member Alejandro Balazs, PhD, found that the neutralizing antibodies induced by the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines were significantly less effective against the variants first described in Brazil/Japan and South Africa. Balazs’s team used their experience measuring HIV neutralizing antibodies to create similar assays for COVID-19, comparing how well the antibodies worked against the original strain versus the new variants.
Los anticuerpos inducidos por la vacuna pueden ser menos eficaces contra ciertas variantes nuevas del SARS-CoV-2
Los anticuerpos neutralizantes inducidos por las vacunas de Pfizer y Moderna contra el COVID-19 fueron significativamente menos eficaces contra las variantes descritas por primera vez en Brasil/Japón y Sudáfrica. Aunque la capacidad de estas variantes para resistir a los anticuerpos neutralizantes es preocupante, no significa que las vacunas no serán eficaces.
When Boston began to take COVID-19 pandemic precautions last year, the Boston Lyric Opera had just opened a production of Bellini’s Norma. Closing a production that had been years in the making was a financial and emotional blow to the creative professionals involved. In May 2020, artistic director Esther Nelson turned to a longtime friend of the nonprofit organization to help them determine whether the season could go on despite the fact that traditional performances were out of the question.
Genetic counselors from the Mass General Preventive Genomics Clinic share the advantages and limitations of direct-to-consumer and consumer-initiated genetic tests.
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