Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have developed an effective new way to study celiac disease using 3D organ models known as miniguts.
Have you ever felt like you are the least qualified person in the room who somehow managed to fool everyone into thinking you belong there? If so, you’re not alone, and this feeling is actually a well-known psychological phenomenon called imposter syndrome.
The Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, usually referred to simply as the Martinos Center, is one of the world’s premier imaging centers, and is the result of a partnership between Harvard, MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital. A few weeks ago, the Martinos Center held an open house to allow people to learn more […]
By shifting the discussion from polar bears to pollen, Mass General researcher Renee Salas is working to raise awareness of the local impacts of climate change.
Buckner’s Death Puts New Focus on Lewy Body Dementia—A Relatively Unknown but Surprisingly Prevalent Disease
The recent death of former Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner has once again raised the public profile of Lewy body dementia (LBD), a common but still frequently misdiagnosed form of neurodegenerative disease. LBD, which affects more than 1.3 million people in the United States, surged into the public spotlight in 2016 when Susan Schneider […]
Most people have heard the expression “you are what you eat” and think about how what they eat affects their physical health, but could food be affecting mental health too?
While Candida auris may be getting all the headlines recently, the deadly fungus is one of many drug-resistant superbugs that infectious disease specialists have been fighting for years.
Sometimes making your lunch seems like a hassle, so buying a slice of pizza or a sandwich can be an easy solution. But those purchases can add up after a while and have the potential to affect not only your wallet, but your health as well.