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  1. After prostate cancer treatment: What about intimacy for men?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Kevin, M.D.

    I had just started the sexual health clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital when I was approached to meet with a group of prostate cancer survivors. I was hesitant at first - my interests were in female cancer survivors who had experienced sexual dysfunction.

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  2. Identification of genes and pathways involved in kidney renal clear cell carcinomaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | BioMed Central

    Department of Computer Science, George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA Division of Biostatistics and Biomathematics, Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Public Health, 1025 E. 7th Street, PH C104, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA Divisions of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, National Center for Toxicological Research, United States Food and Drug Administration, 3900 NCTR Road, Jefferson, Arkansas 72079, USA MidSouth Bioinformatics Center, Department of Information Science, George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University ... (more)

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  3. Targeting mitochondrial enzyme may reduce chemotherapy drug's cardiac side effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Science Daily

    Two compounds have been discovered that appear, in cellular and animal models, to block the cardiac damage caused by the important chemotherapy drug doxorubicin without reducing its anti-tumor effects. Massachusetts General Hospital investigators have identified two compounds that appear, in cellular and animal models, to block the cardiac damage caused by the important chemotherapy drug doxorubicin.

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  4. Rare gene mutations raise risk of early heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Science Daily

    ... a type of fat, researchers report. A team of investigators from the Broad Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital and other leading biomedical research institutions has pinpointed rare mutations in a gene called APOA5 that increase a person's risk ...

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  5. Links between XMRV and human disease studiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2010 | Science Daily

    ... to outpatient clinics or from pre-existing samples at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Researchers did not detect XMRV in any of the 293 patients tested, and the investigators did not ...

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  6. Physicians: "Anal feeding" of prisoners is sexual assault, has no medical useRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Boing Boing

    ... MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Attending Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital "In over 30 years of gastroenterology practice I never used rectal hydration. Also, rectal feeding simply doesn't make ...

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  7. Chelsea Man Wanted in Connection With Double ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Boston.com

    ... officers inside, where another 29-year-old man had been shot. Both men were transported to Massachusetts General Hospital, where the 34-year-old is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The 29-year-old died from his injuries. Neither ...

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  8. Scientists Have a Sharing ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Government Executive

    ... in the field of health-information technology and data-sharing practices, was working at Massachusetts General Hospital in the late 1970s where he witnessed the consequences of competition. "I remember a peer who was sequencing a gene for a ...

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  9. Kimchi experiment, three weeks laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Journal and Courier

    ... The presence of probiotics, a study published in January by Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital suggested, gives our gut a wider variety of beneficial bacteria that helps improve physical and mental health. Last month, we ...

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  10. Hack-A-Thon Attacks Ebola With Robots, Software, Remote ControlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Surgical Products

    ... care workers just entering the room," says Dr. Julian M. Goldman, MD, an anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital's Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, and the medical director of Partners Biomedical Engineering. ... 1 comment

  11. Scientists identify hormone that reduces calorie burning, contributes to obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... better blood sugar control, higher ... Harvard Stem Cell Institute researchers at Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital have taken what they are describing as "the first step toward a pill that can replace the treadmill" for the control of ... ...

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  12. Brief: A pill for obesity? Stem cell scientists convert white fat to brown fatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Harvard Stem Cell Institute researchers at Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital have taken what they are describing as "the first step toward a pill that can replace the treadmill" for the control of obesity - though it of course would not provide all the additional benefits of exercise. Chad Cowan, an HSCI Principal Faculty Member and his HSCI team report that they have created a system using human stem cells to screen for compounds that have the potential to turn white, or 'bad', fat cells into brown, or 'good' fat cells.

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  13. Researchers explore new approach for treating Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... protein can inhibit the formation of beta-amyloid, which is responsible for Alzheimer's ... Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified and validated two rare gene mutations that appear to cause the common form of Alzheimer's ...

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  14. Solid-state proteins maximize the intensity of fluorescent-protein-based lasersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | EurekAlert!

    ... findings from investigators Seok Hyun Yun, PhD, of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Malte Gather, PhD, of the University of St. Andrews in the U.K. appear in the online journal Nature Communications . "We ...

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  15. Child Neurology Foundation Announces 2014 Infantile Spasms Heroes Award WinnerRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | BioSpace

    Dr. Thiele is a pediatric neurologist/epileptologist and Director of both the Pediatric Epilepsy Program and The Carol and James Herscot Center for Children and Adults with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She is also an Associate Professor in Neurology at who began having infantile spasms a few months after being diagnosed with tuberous sclerosis complex, a rare genetic disorder that is also one leading cause of IS.

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  16. Rosanne Karp, RN, ACM, Named Professional of the Year in Nursing & Case ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | 24-7 Press Release

    Rosanne Karp, Retired Registered Nurse and Case Manager of Massachusetts General Hospital, has been named a Worldwide Branding Professional of the Year in Nursing & Case Management. While inclusion in Worldwide Branding is an honor, only few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction.

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  17. Narrow subset of cells is responsible for metastasis in multiple myeloma, study findsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | PressReleasePoint

    ... PhD, of Harvard School of Public Health; Francois Mercier, MD, and David Scadden, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital.

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  18. Mass. General treating possible Ebola patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Medical officials at Massachusetts General Hospital say they are evaluating a patient who may be infected with the Ebola virus.  In a statement posted to the website, officials said around 2 p.m., while undergoing routine monitoring by the Boston Public Health Commission, a person who was determined to be under investigation for Ebola was admitted to the hospital for evaluation.  The person is in a specially prepared area within the hospital while testing is underway. Hospital officials said a diagnosis of Ebola has not yet been confirmed.  Officials said the hospital has been preparing for months in the event that a person was admitted to the hospital with a suspected case of the virus. Medical officials said even though it's unconfirmed that the person is in fact infected with Ebola, the hospital is taking actions that are recommended by the enters for Disease ... (more)

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  19. Video visits blocked despite doctor shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... professor came up with the idea to link patients at the medical center at Logan Airport with Massachusetts General Hospital through video, so they wouldn't be delayed in traffic. In 1991, he began working with Gov. Zell Miller to connect Georgia's ...

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  20. Bill Belichick brought Patriots to Naval Medical Center in San DiegoRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Boston Herald

    ... is a Navy graduate who most recently worked at the Naval Medical Center before joining Massachusetts General Hospital and the Patriots, so he connected the Pats to the vets in San Diego. It appeared the entire team visited the Medical Center to ...

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