Researchers find potential path to a broadly protective COVID-19 vaccine using T cells. Researchers find potential path to a broadly protective COVID-19 vaccine using T cells. Key Takeaways • Using a method developed for HIV, researchers have
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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.
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a group of students from Harvard Medical School—led by Dorothy Weiss Tolchin, MD, EdM, of the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation—have put together a photojournalism exhibit showcasing authentic narratives of disability. The exhibit, This Is Me, will be on display in the poster space across from Coffee Central from July 1 through July 15.
At the recent 2021 Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) presented positive updates on their trials of the bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine to safely and significantly lower blood sugars.
Mass General dispatches team to support COVID-19 response in Uganda. Mass General dispatches team to support COVID-19 response in Uganda. This is not just about access to resources, it is about access to vaccines. There is a connection between
Common moles could serve as players in battling melanoma and preventing its recurrence. Common moles could serve as players in battling melanoma and preventing its recurrence. Key Takeaways • This study uncovers the function of CD4+ T cells found
Skin reactions after COVID-19 vaccination: rare, uncommonly recur after second dose. Skin reactions after COVID-19 vaccination: rare, uncommonly recur after second dose. Key Takeaways • Skin problems after a first mRNA COVID-19 vaccine dose
An unexpected discovery: Inflammatory proteins may slow cognitive decline in aging adults. An unexpected discovery: Inflammatory proteins may slow cognitive decline in aging adults. Key Takeaways • Inflammation in the brain is closely linked to
Congratulations to Mark Duquette, lab manager for radiation oncology at Mass General Cancer Center, for being named WEEI Sports Radio Network' Everyday Amazing Healthcare Professional of this week's Red Sox games.
Carcinogen-exposed-cells-provide-clues-in-fighting-treatment-resistant-cancers. Carcinogen-exposed-cells-provide-clues-in-fighting-treatment-resistant-cancers. Key Takeaways • This study explores for the first time how the mutation-independent