When Recovery Goes Awry. When Recovery Goes Awry. New findings reveal how recovery progresses following inflammation triggered by injury or illness Inflammation is the body’s first line of defense, occurring as droves of immune cells rush to the
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Researchers have found that inhibitors of enzymes called topoisomerases can reverse intestinal abnormalities in mice with inflammation characteristic of Chron's disease.
Scholars2022Article. Scholars2022Article. Boston—The Sean M. Healey & AMG Center for ALS at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), ALS Finding a Cure® and FightMND selected three recipients for their global two-year ALS Scholars in Therapeutics
Surgical Backlogs From COVID-19 Persist and Could Have Serious Healthcare Consequences Going Forward
A Mass General study suggests that a more thoughtful and strategic approach to deferring surgeries may be needed by hospitals in the future.
Research Spotlight: Could a Blood Pressure Hormone Work as a Treatment for Immune Dysregulation in Sepsis?
Angiotensin-II substantially increased bacterial clearance and enhanced immune function without worsening organ injury in a mouse model of sepsis, whereas norepinephrine, the current first line treatment for septic shock, did not.
Since coming to Mass General for Children in September 2021, Shaun Fitzgerald’s focus has been on incorporating mental health into pediatric primary care training and building systems and structures that ensure more racially just and equitable care for patients and their families.
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MGH Youth Programs team partnered with Mass General doctors to provide a safe space for students to talk about mental health issues and effective coping strategies.
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Findings offer support that urgent care centers can cut costs and reduce emergency department overcrowding in this population.