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  1. As the nation’s healthcare system strains to manage a sour economy and an aging population, large academic medical centers like Massachusetts General Hospital are on the hot seat to cut costs. In the...
  2. A new investigational drug significantly reduced urinary cortisol levels and improved symptoms of Cushing's disease in the largest clinical study of this endocrine disorder ever conducted.
  3. A team of surgeons, audiologists and nurses from the MGH and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary recently performed an auditory brainstem implant (ABI) on a 16-month-old patient – the youngest person...
  4. Patients with food allergy have a sensitization to a specific food or foods and manifest a reproducible immune response whenever exposed to food-based allergens. The true prevalence of food allergy...
  5. 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.
  6. 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”...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...

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