Category: Mass General Research

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Heart Health Month 2019: Spotlighting Mass General’s Heart Researchers (Part 2)

Since every February is dedicated to heart health awareness, this year we decided to reach out to several of our cardiology researchers to learn about what their research means to them and what they are working on.

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Helping Mothers Recover When the Psychological Trauma of Giving Birth Lingers

Sharon Dekel, PhD, an Assistant Professor of Harvard Medical School and a researcher and psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, is studying childbirth-related posttraumatic stress disorder (CB-PTSD), a condition that may affect as many as 5-11% of postpartum women.

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Heart Health Month 2019: Spotlighting Mass General’s Heart Researchers (Part 1)

Since every February is dedicated to heart health awareness, we reached out to some of our cardiology researchers to learn more about what they’re working on.

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These Three Happiness Exercises Could Help Promote Recovery From Substance Use Disorder

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital Recovery Research Institute conducted a study published in The Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment that found positive psychology exercises could boost the happiness levels of those recovering from substance abuse.

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Do Lifestyle Factors Such as Stress Affect the Onset and Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease?

A team of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital are exploring the role of lifestyle factors such as stress in the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

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How the Cocoanut Grove Fire Survivors Gave a Mass General Psychiatrist Insights into Acute Grief

A recent article in the Harvard Crimson took an in-depth look at how treating the victims of the Cocoanut Grove Fire in Boston contributed to a Massachusetts General Hospital psychiatrist’s research and clinical work into how people experience and process losses due to death or injury.

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Research Awards and Honors: Winter 2018

Massachusetts General Hospital’s talented and dedicated researchers are working to push the boundaries of science and medicine every day. Continue reading to hear from a few individuals who have recently received awards or honors for their achievements.

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New Protocol Could Improve Early Autism Diagnosis Through Eye Tracking

Researchers from the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital has developed a new testing protocol to screen infants, toddlers and young children for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) using eye tracking software. The tool could increase early detection rates and reduce the time and cost of current screening techniques.

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Research Finds a Little Bit of Empathy Makes a Big Difference

Helen Riess, MD, Mass General researcher and practicing psychiatrist, conducted research and developed a training to teach clinicians empathy skills to use in their practice.

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MGRI Image Contest: Meet Our Winner and the Top 10!

We recently had an image contest to see what research at Mass General looks like. Meet the researchers behind the top 10!

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