Massachusetts General Hospital Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Alzheimer's preclinical staging criteria supportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Medical News

    ... years of follow-up. In an accompanying editorial , Elizabeth Mormino and Kathryn Papp, from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA, say that the follow-up period "is dramatically longer" than in previous studies of these staging criteria. ...

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  2. Study estimates number of births and terminations with Down syndrome in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Medical News Today

    ... says Brian Skotko, MD, MPP, of MassGeneral Hospital for Children, co-director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Down Syndrome Program and senior author of both studies. "Without quality data, we can't have informed discussions as a society or ...

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  3. About Half of Women Benefit From Mammograms at 40?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | WebMD

    ... at age 40, said lead researcher Dr. Jennifer Plichta. She's a breast surgery fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. The study also found a significant percentage of women would qualify for other breast ...

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  4. Arnold M. Katz, MD: 1932-2016 [In Memoriam]Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2016 | Circulation

    ... MD cum laude from Harvard Medical School in 1956, Katz trained in internal medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He spent 2 years in the Laboratory of Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Christian B. Anfinsen Jr, at the National Institutes of ...

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  5. Association of Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Program Participation...Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2016 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL ; Departments of Cardiology and Neurology , University of California, Los Angeles; Department of Neurology, University of Texas-Southwestern, Dallas ; Departments of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics and Cardiology , Duke University, Durham, NC; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michigan State University, East Lansing ; Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ; and Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston . Correspondence to Sarah Song, MD, MPH, Department of Neurology, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 W Harrison St, Suite 1121, Chicago, IL 60612.

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  6. Massachusetts Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges a Diagnosed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... edge mesothelioma treatment options. http://www.brighamandwomens.org * Boston, Massachusetts, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center: http://www.massgeneral.org/cancer/ High risk work groups for exposure to asbestos in Massachusetts include US ...

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  7. Red Sox program Home Base nets service awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Boston Red Sox

    The Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital's Home Base program was presented with the Distinguished Public Service Award by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus before Wednesday's The award, which was established in 1951, recognizes outstanding service of substantial and long-term benefits to the Navy and Marine Corps. It is the highest recognition a civilian organization can receive from the Navy.

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  8. American College of Surgeons Releases Guidelines on Double-Booking SurgeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Outpatient Surgery Magazine

    ... to the issue in an expose earlier this year that focused on rampant "double-booking" at Massachusetts General Hospital. "The patient needs to know what's going on," L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM, tells the Globe , characterizing the new guidance ...

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  9. Half of Women Need Mammograms at 40: AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | News Max

    ... at age 40, said lead researcher Dr. Jennifer Plichta. She's a breast surgery fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. The study also found a significant percentage of women would qualify for other breast ...

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  10. Low fat diet helps postmenopausal women avoid deadly breast cancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... repair DNA damage that, if left unchecked, can lead to certain cancers. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have identified a type of immune cell that appears to block the progress of melanoma and other cancers in animal models. ...

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  11. Man suffers facial burns in Norfolk chemical plant fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... injured employee, a male who wasn't identified, was found in the mixing room. He was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and his injuries aren't believed to be life-threatening.

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  12. Study: Many women could benefit from early mammogramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | CBS News

    ... at age 40, said lead researcher Dr. Jennifer Plichta. She's a breast surgery fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. A new set of breast cancer screening guidelines is sparking debate. The U.S. Preventive ...

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  13. Boston Marathon Profile: Howard WeinsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Patch.com

    When Howard Weinstein first ran in the Boston Marathon 25 years ago, it was to prove to himself that he could do it. Weinstein, a pediatric cancer doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital, formed the "Mass General Marathon Team...Fighting Kids' Cancer, One Step at a Time" group in 1998 after seven years of running to raise money for cancer care at Dana Farber.

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  14. Allergen immunotherapy found to pose no risk of infectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A team of Massachusetts General Hospital investigators has found no evidence of infections related to administration of allergy immunotherapy, the common practice of injecting minimal quantities of allergens beneath the skin to reduce the allergic response. Although there has never been a concern about the sterility of the preparations used in these "allergy shots," the organization that sets standards for the quality and safety of medications and other products has proposed revised guidelines that place allergen immunotherapy in the same category as more risky preparations intended for intravenous or spinal administration.

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  15. PetaGene Wins Bio-IT World Best of Show Award for PetaSuiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... Institute; Katya Mantrova, Independent Consultant; Jerald Schindler, Merck; Alex Sherman, Massachusetts General Hospital; and Allison Proffitt, Bio-IT World's Editorial Director. "We are honored that PetaSuite was selected by Bio-IT World's ...

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  16. Townie TidbitsRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2016 | Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

    ... and Courtney Shanks will be running in this year's Boston Marathon on April 18 in support of Massachusetts General Hospital's pediatric cancer team, FIGHTING KIDS' CANCERONE STEP AT A TIME. This year's team is once again made up of former patients ...

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  17. A close call for DelahuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Boston.com

    ... a bad case of pneumonia, which turned into a sepsis infection. In late January he was in the Massachusetts General Hospital intensive care unit. The word among his close friends was that he was at death's door. He was never read the last rites, but ...

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  18. Implantable device may soon shrink pancreatic tumours in humansRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Washington, April 15 : In pioneering research, researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a small, implantable device that delivers chemotherapy drugs directly to pancreatic tumours. In a study of mice, they found that this method was up to 12 times more effective than giving chemotherapy drugs by intravenous injection which is how most pancreatic cancer patients are treated.

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  19. 'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Might Help Dieters' Self-ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | HON

    "Impulsive behavior is an issue in obesity and results in overeating," said lead researcher Franziska Plessow, an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School and a research fellow in the neuroendocrine unit at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. "This could be a new, powerful way of helping obese individuals overcome their compulsive [eating]," Plessow said.

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  20. Estrogen-Deficient Female Athletes' Memory Improves with EstrogenRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2016 | Newswise

    ... said Charu Baskaran, MD, the study's lead investigator and a pediatric endocrinologist at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston. "This information is important because these athletes are in their prime of neurocognitive development." ...

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