Massachusetts General Hospital Newswire

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  1. Medical Gas Equipment Market - Worldwide Challenges Assumptions 2025Read the original story

    47 min ago | SBWire

    ... as Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle epiniere, Pasteur Institute, or Leuven University, and Massachusetts General Hospital, to explore therapeutic gases potential. With over 175 patented inventions currently active, they are stepping up their ...

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  2. Loss of tight junction protein promotes development of precancerous cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... by researchers after following a large group of Scandinavian ... A study by a team led by a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigator finds evidence that combining three advanced treatment strategies for malignant melanoma-molecular targeted ...

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  3. New mouse model shows potential for rapid identification of promising muscular dystrophy therapiesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Medical News

    A Massachusetts General Hospital research team has created a new mouse model of a common form of muscular dystrophy with the potential of rapidly distinguishing promising therapeutic drugs from those unlikely to be successful. In their report published in Nature Communications they also describe testing a novel antisense oligonucleotide drug - a synthetic nucleic acid strand that prevents transcription of a protein by binding to its mRNA molecule - that may more effectively block production of aberrant proteins.

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  4. Does work stress increase cancer risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... by researchers at Lund University and Region SkA ne in Sweden. A study by a team led by a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigator finds evidence that combining three advanced treatment strategies for malignant melanoma-molecular targeted ...

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  5. Combining three treatment strategies may significantly improve melanoma treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Melanoma in skin biopsy with H&E stain - this case may represent superficial spreading melanoma. Credit: Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0 A study by a team led by a Massachusetts General Hospital investigator finds evidence that combining three advanced treatment strategies for malignant melanoma-molecular targeted therapy, immune checkpoint blockade and the use of tumor-targeting viruses-may markedly improve outcomes.

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  6. New mouse model may speed identification of promising muscular dystrophy therapiesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    A Massachusetts General Hospital research team has created a new mouse model of a common form of muscular dystrophy with the potential of rapidly distinguishing promising therapeutic drugs from those unlikely to be successful. In their report published in Nature Communications they also describe testing a novel antisense oligonucleotide drug-a synthetic nucleic acid strand that prevents transcription of a protein by binding to its mRNA molecule-that may more effectively block production of aberrant proteins.

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  7. Study evaluates efficacy and safety of pancreatic cancer treatment in complex patient care casesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... survival rates, according to a European study presented Friday. A study by a team led by a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigator finds evidence that combining three advanced treatment strategies for malignant melanoma-molecular targeted ...

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  8. Infant injured in Revere crash listed in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    DECEMBER 11: Mourners pay their respects at the memorial at the intersection of Winthrop Road and North Shore Road where a car accident killed a 5 year old Adrainna Mejia-Rivera on December 09, 2018 in Revere, Massachusetts. A 2-month-old was clinging to life Tuesday night, listed in critical condition at Massachusetts General Hospital after being struck by an SUV in Revere.

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  9. New understanding of mysterious 'hereditary swelling'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... of Clinical Investigation (2018). DOI: 10.1172/JCI98869 A phase 3 clinical trial led by a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) physician, finds that injections of the monoclonal antibody drug lanadelumab reduced attacks of hereditary angioedema ...

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  10. Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Drugs.com

    ... Briony K. Varda, M.D., from Boston Children's Hospital, and McKinley Glover IV, M.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital, compared leave policies for resident physicians among 24 American Board of Medical Specialty (ABMS) member organizations. ...

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  11. CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Dec. 4-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Drugs.com

    ... as part of breast cancer treatment guidelines," Thune said. Laura Spring, M.D., of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston, and colleagues conducted a comprehensive patient-level meta-analysis of studies ...

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  12. Successful anti-PD-1 therapy requires interaction between CD8+ T cells and dendritic cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PhysOrg Weblog

    A team led by a Massachusetts General Hospital investigator has found that successful cancer immunotherapy targeting the PD-1 molecule requires interaction between cytotoxic CD8+ T cells, which have been considered the primary therapeutic target, and dendritic cells, critical activators of T cell response. The report that will be appearing in the journal Immunity and has been published online suggests potential ways of improving the efficacy and broadening the application of anti-PD-1 therapies.

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  13. Study reveals new link between atrial fibrillation and mutations in heart disease geneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... A nationwide research team, led by scientists at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital, has found a strong relationship between early-onset Afib and mutations that break TTN, a gene that helps maintain the ...

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  14. Driver in deadly crash said she vaped CBD oil, drank beer, took sleep ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WFTV Orlando

    ... Mejia-Rivera's uncle visited the site where she died, and said that close family was still at Massachusetts General Hospital with the baby in the ICU. Outside of Chelsea District Court Monday, the mother of the woman behind the wheel of the SUV said ...

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  15. US veterans' hospitals often better than nearby alternativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... quality care than non-VA facilities, said Dr. Anupam Jena of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. "Part of this may be that non-VA care costs patients money to use whereas that is not true of the VA, and we know that ...

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  16. Ezogabine treatment reduces motor neuron excitability in ALS patients, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Medical News

    Brian Wainger, MD, PhD, of the Healey Center for ALS at Massachusetts General Hospital presented initial, top-level results of a recently completed phase 2 clinical trial of ezogabine on December 9 at the Motor Neurone Disease Association annual meeting in Glasgow, Scotland. The trial met its primary goal of measuring a reduction in motor neuron excitability in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis following treatment.

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  17. Novel 3D printing workflow helps predict leaky heart valvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Medical News

    ... researchers and physicians from Brigham and Women's Hospital, The University of Washington, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, and is published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed ...

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  18. Woman charged in death of girl in Revere allegedly used range of substancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boston.com

    ... rianna Mejia-Rivera, 5, was pronounced dead at the scene, and her infant sister was rushed to Massachusetts General Hospital, where she remained in critical condition in the intensive care unit Monday.

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  19. Health & Wellness | MagazineCan these researchers catch cancer before it starts?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boston.com

    ... she says. Her partner in this effort is Dr. Constance Lehman, the chief of breast imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital, which plans to implement the AI risk assessment process in January. Barzilay's team has used data from the Henry Ford ...

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  20. Buridan's donkey: Neuroscience resolves medieveal decision-making conundrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... and which functions they perform? Brian Wainger, MD, Ph.D., of the Healey Center for ALS at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) presented initial, top-level results of a recently completed phase 2 clinical trial of ezogabine (also called ...

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