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

    Dec 15, 2014 | 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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  2. PRM-151 Therapy Well Tolerated in Patients with Advanced MyelofibrosisRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Newswise

    ... erian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College, New York; Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston; Promedior Inc., Lexington, Mass.; and Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif.

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  3. Too Much TV Time May Lower Survival Odds After Colon Cancer, Study SuggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Health.com

    ... of cancer," added Chan, who is an associate professor of medicine and gastroenterology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. "But certainly for cancer survivors specifically, this study drives home the point that an active lifestyle can be ...

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  4. Harvard Research Promises Pill That Can Substitute for ExerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | News Max

    Scientists at Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital say they have taken what they are describing as "the first step toward a pill that can replace the treadmill" for the control of obesity. In new research at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, scientists identified two compounds that they hope to test in clinical studies that they say could provide some of the same benefits as working out to the functioning of human cells.

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

    Dec 8, 2014 | R & D

    The same research team that developed the first laser based on a living cell has shown that use of fluorescent proteins in a solid form rather than in solution greatly increases the intensity of light produced, an accomplishment that takes advantage of natural protein structures surrounding the light-emitting portions of the protein molecules. The findings from investigators Seok Hyun Yun, PhD, of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Malte Gather, PhD, of the Univ.

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  6. Modified heat shock protein identified as plasma cell dyscrasis risk factorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... by inhibiting brown fat activity. 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 ... A new ...

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  7. Scientists discover brain mechanism that drives us to eat glucoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... by inhibiting brown fat activity. 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 ... A new ...

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

    Dec 8, 2014 | 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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  9. Hack-A-Thon Attacks Ebola With Robots, Software, Remote ControlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | 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

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

    Dec 8, 2014 | 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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  11. Brief: A pill for obesity? Stem cell scientists convert white fat to brown fatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | 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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  12. Researchers explore new approach for treating Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | 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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  13. Child Neurology Foundation Announces 2014 Infantile Spasms Heroes Award WinnerRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | 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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  14. Rosanne Karp, RN, ACM, Named Professional of the Year in Nursing & Case ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | 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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  15. Narrow subset of cells is responsible for metastasis in multiple myeloma, study findsRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

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

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

    Dec 2, 2014 | 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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  17. Video visits blocked despite doctor shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | 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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  18. Bill Belichick brought Patriots to Naval Medical Center in San DiegoRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | 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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  19. Researchers suggest new strategy to control cellular identity and fateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Medical News

    ... Dr. Cosmas Giallourakis, an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, and Dr. Howard Chang, a professor of Stanford University's School of Medicine and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute ...

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  20. Malaria Patient Discharged From MGHRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... Follow @myTV38Find Us On Facebook myTV38 LINKS AND INFORMATION Contact [] BOSTON (CBS) - A Massachusetts General Hospital patient originally suspected to have Ebola has been released from the hospital, officials said on Friday. Hospital officials ...

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