Massachusetts General Hospital's Merit Cudkowicz discovered a key to jumpstarting ALS research: pooling resources.
In laboratory studies, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have found that stem cells from a patient’s own fat may have the potential to deliver new treatments directly into the brain after the...
Vision evaluation should be a key part of any primary-care exam. Whether it's an easily treatable problem such as cataracts or warning signs of more serious conditions such as retinal detachment, age...
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...
MGH researchers have identified what may be a major factor behind the increased risk of two adverse outcomes in IVF pregnancies – extremely high estrogen levels at the time of embryo transfer. They...
Why do some people take their own lives—as many as 36,000 each year in the United States alone—and why do warning signs go unheeded? Though suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United...
UCLA offers a full-service fetal-cardiology program that interfaces with multiple disciplines - including maternal fetal medicine, pediatric and adult cardiology, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery,...
Arthritis is a condition that affects people of all ages. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), also known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), is the most common form of arthritis in children and...
When actress Angelina Jolie disclosed last spring that she had undergone a double mastectomy and intended to have her ovaries removed as prophylactic measures to reduce her risk of inherited breast...
The American Psychiatric Association’s new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders fifth edition (DSM-5) includes significant changes in the criteria for diagnosing autism spectrum...

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