Category: Mass General Research

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A Review of How COVID-19 Could Affect the Mental Health of Health Care Workers

In an effort to better understand the psychological impact that treating COVID-19 patients has on health care providers, Roy Perlis, MD, MSc, the Director of the Center for Qualitative Health, looked to experts in China.

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Fun Scientist-Approved Experiments for Kids

Nitya Jain, PhD, has been doing work for her lab remotely and also has two young children at home. As an avid supporter of STEM, she has been performing small science experiments at home with them every day, and she happily shared a few of them with us.

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Mass General Physicians Answer Questions about COVID-19

Two key leaders of Mass General’s response to the COVID-19 epidemic answer questions about the virus’ infectiousness, how long the outbreak could last and much more.

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A Team Effort to Tackle the Daunting Challenges of COVID-19

Researchers and clinicians from Massachusetts General Hospital joined with colleagues from the Boston/Cambridge science ecosystem for a Grand Rounds session on March 12 to provide details on an unprecedented team effort to respond to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How to Stay Up-to-Date on Mass General’s Coronavirus Response

The situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic is changing on a moment-to-moment basis, and we want to make sure you stay informed. Here’s a handy list of resources that will keep you up to date on what’s happening at Mass General from both a clinical and research perspective. Coronavirus (COVID-19): Latest Updates on This is […]

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Devising New Ways to Improve the Bioengineering of Blood Vessels

Imagine you’re building a house from scratch. You know the components you’ll need: foundation, framework, walls, a roof, plumbing and electricity, to name a few. But there’s a lot more that goes into the process. How do you wire each room for electricity and connect the plumbing to sinks and showers? How do you hook […]

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Too Much of a Good Thing? How a Typically Healthy Cellular Process Turns Harmful

Mass General researchers have made a key discovery about how the cellular process of autophagy can extend or shorten lifespan.

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Mass General Nurses Showcase Their Research During Grand Rounds

The session featured three new projects designed to improve patient care, enhance safety and better connect homeless individuals to primary care.

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Reducing the Devastating and Disproportionate Impact of Untreated Health Issues Among the Homeless

Many individuals experiencing homelessness are also battling serious health conditions such as diabetes, COPD, high blood pressure, mental health and substance use disorders. The devastating effects of these conditions are compounded by the barriers that homeless individuals often face when accessing healthcare services. Conditions that could be managed with preventative care and/or medication often spiral […]

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Research Roundup For February 2020

Short summaries of recent research news from the investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital, including insights into Alzheimer’s disease, eating disorders, the development of the immune system after birth, and more.

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