Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital recently conducted a study to identify the factors that contribute to emotional stress after stroke, identify tools and strategies that would provide the most help, and determine an effective timeline and delivery system for an intervention program aimed at preventing chronic depression, anxiety and post traumatic stress in this high risk population.
Rare diseases can be very complex to treat due to lack of understanding, little to no options for treatment and limited funding. But it is for these reasons that raising awareness and supporting research and funding for rare diseases is so important. In honor of Rare Disease Day this year, we are highlighting a rare disease called neuromyelitis optica (NMO).
How a Dedicated Mass General Team Became the First to Discover Circulating Brain Tumor Cells in the Blood
Mass General researchers Shannon Stott and Brian Nahed have been working together for 10 years, and used their different backgrounds to their advantage to be the first to identify circulating brain tumor cells in the blood.
Cardiac psychiatry, also called behavioral cardiology, is the study of psychiatry as it relates to patients with heart conditions. It explores the connections between mental health, behavior, and medical health in patients who have suffered from an acute cardiac event, heart disease, or other chronic conditions.
Part 3 marks the last of our Heart Month researcher spotlight series, and we hope you’ve enjoyed learning about the work being in the name of heart health.
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital are using advanced brain imaging techniques to learn more about how brain disorders function at a molecular and genetic level.
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.