La siguiente lista de verificación le ayudará a planificar los exámenes de salud y recursos que se recomiendan para bebés con síndrome de Down.
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Epigenetic changes drive the fate of a B cell. Epigenetic changes drive the fate of a B cell. Key Takeaways • B cells are the immune cells responsible for creating antibodies, and most produce antibodies in response to a pathogen or a vaccine. •
“The LVC knows very well that a little goes a long way,” says Janet Shipman, chair of the LVC, the hospital’s auxiliary volunteer organization. “Years of supporting programs–such as purchasing bibles for the Spiritual Care Department, stocking a coffee station for parents of pediatric patients and funding training for clinicians in the Division of Geriatric Emergency Medicine–has proven that even small grants can help an awful lot.”
Kind. Compassionate. Giving. Thoughtful. Those are just a few of the accolades pulled from a lengthy list of attributes that family members use to describe Samuel Fisher–a son, brother and friend who made an indelible mark on the lives of those he encountered. Five years after his death at the age of 24, his legacy continues to grow and flourish, positively impacting even more people, including those who never had the opportunity to meet him.
As part of its ongoing efforts to support and improve the care of patients in communities north and west of Boston, the Mass General Waltham Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) will more than double its operating rooms and increase its offerings to include more multidisciplinary outpatient procedures.
Across the nation, people are gearing up for summer and looking forward to enjoying beaches, swimming, boating and golf in the warm sunshine. But what if you could never go outside and enjoy the sun? For some individuals with the rare disease known as erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), this is a reality.
Mass General hosted its annual Patient Experience Awards ceremony April 28 via Zoom, honoring individual and team nomination-based awards for extraordinary achievements in improving the patient experience.
In recognition of Neuroscience Nurses Week, we will feature some of the dedicated individuals who make the Mass General Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit (NeuroICU) such a positive, welcoming and special place to work. The 22-bed adult inpatient unit specializes in caring for critically ill patients, including those who have had stroke, brain or back surgery, or spinal cord injuries.
The annual Healey Center International Prize for Innovation in ALS is a global prize celebrating excellence in research for a team of investigators who catalyse exceptional discoveries leading to a transformative advance in therapy development in ALS.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mass General Gastroenterology is continuing to provide care for our patients. We recommend that our patients keep their scheduled clinic appointments and do not postpone their gastrointestinal care, unless recommended by your physician. We are also seeing new patients for consultation. Most routine lab testing and radiology exams can be scheduled and performed. Our clinicians are available during normal clinic sessions, and also on a limited basis in our endoscopy units.