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  1. MassGeneral Hospital for Children’s Food Allergy Center experts share their surefire tips for ensuring families with food allergies experience a happy and healthy holiday season.
  2. Transcending the disciplines of microbiology, molecular and cell biology, and physiology, Dr. Alessio Fasano’s research focuses on the mucosal biology of the gut. By focusing on the “cross talk”...
  3. A strategy developed by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)-based investigators to increase levels of beneficial high-density lipoprotein (HDL) has been shown for the first time to be effective in...
  4. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can be a complex disease to treat. As part of Massachusetts General Hospital's multidisciplinary approach for IBD management, patients receive treatment from an...
  5. The enteric nervous system (ENS) is an intricate network of neurons and glial cells present in the wall of the intestine and responsible for regulating critical functions of the gastrointestinal (GI...
  6. Physicians may soon have a new way to screen patients for Barrett's esophagus, a precancerous condition usually caused by chronic exposure to stomach acid. Researchers at the Wellman Center for...
  7. Patients seeking relief from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have a new treatment option to consider based on an innovative use of magnets. Mass General is the first and only hospital in New...
  8. David Cournoyeris actually happy he is gaining weight. The 57-year-old North Attleboro, Mass., resident sees it as a benchmark of success after undergoing a per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), a new...
  9. MGH researchers have identified a gene variant that helps predict how much weight an individual will lose after gastric bypass surgery, a finding with the potential both to guide treatment planning...
  10. Q&A with Ozanan Meireles, MD Q: What is type 2 diabetes? What is prediabetes? Type 2 diabetes is a chronic, degenerative disease that develops when the body cannot make enough, or properly use,...

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