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Massachusetts General Hospital is committed to delivering the most advanced and compassionate care, pushing the boundaries of medicine, training the next generation of scientists and healthcare providers, and making a difference in the communities we serve—locally and around the world.

Here are a few ways in which we're working to revolutionizing patient care through research:


What Makes Some Students More Likely Than Their Classmates to be Diagnosed with ADHD?

A recent study by investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University has identified a new factor that may impact which students are diagnosed with ADHD in the classroom setting.


How Your Mental Health Can Impact Your Heart Health

A unique research group at Massachusetts General Hospital is working to learn more about the relationship between heart disease and mental health.


Researchers Make A Key Discovery for Diagnosing Fibromyalgia

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and colleagues from Switzerland recently identified a distinct pattern of brain inflammation in fibromyalgia patients that could be the key to diagnosing the elusive disorder.


From the Gut to the Brain: Exploring a New Pathway for Alzheimer's Disease

Research and treatment efforts for Alzheimer’s disease have traditionally focused on what happens in the brain. But there has recently been a growing body of evidence that what happens elsewhere in the body—such as the microbial population of the gut—could play a key role in the disease as well.


Can We Do More to Help Mothers with Childbirth-Related PTSD?

A Mass General researcher is working to learn more about the extent of childbirth-related post-traumatic stress disorder and devise new strategies to help mothers cope.

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