Five Things to Know About Gaming Disorder

Gene Beresin, MD, executive director of the Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital, recently wrote an article about gaming disorder. For those who may not be aware of gaming disorder, or parents who are worried about their child’s gaming patterns, here are five things to know.

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Five Things to Know About the Wellman Center for Photomedicine

The Wellman Center is a pioneer in light-based biomedical research and has been the source of many clinical innovations that many may not know about, so we decided to share a few fun facts. Here are five things to know.

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Weekend Links: How Birth Order May Affect Personality, Plastic in Raindrops and More

Weekend Links is a collection of science stories from across the web, curated by your science-loving friends at the Mass General Research Institute.

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How An Unexpected Finding Could Lead to New Ways to Predict and Prevent Acute Kidney Injury

Learn how Mass General researcher Sylvie Breton turned a surprise finding in her lab into a potential treatment for a disease known as “the silent killer.”

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How Chest X-Rays Could Provide New Clues About Your Future Health Risks

Part of what makes Bill Belichick a great football coach is his ability to review game film from other teams and identify patterns and trends that the New England Patriots can use to their advantage on game day. While all NFL coaches have access to the same footage, Coach Belichick has a unique blend of […]

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Recent Mass General Research Awards and Honors (Part 2)

Massachusetts General Hospital’s talented and dedicated researchers are working to push the boundaries of science and medicine every day. In this series we highlight a few individuals who have recently received awards or honors for their achievements

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Saturdays for Scientists: Helpful Links for Researchers

We put together a few resources for those of you who may be working on publishing a paper, polishing your science communication skills or just looking to learn more.

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Research Finds Men and Women with Alcoholism May Process Emotions Differently

In the early years of alcoholism research, most studies were conducted using samples that involved men only, because women were thought to add complexity to research studies. That’s why researchers at the Martinos Center decided to take a closer look at the different ways that men and women with alcohol use disorder (AUD) respond to emotional cues.

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NHGRI Leaders Present Their 2020 Vision for Genomics Research

As the role of genomics in biomedical research continues to evolve, so too will the role of the National Health Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), Director Eric Green, PhD, told local genomics researchers at Mass General earlier this month.

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Genomics Researchers Elevated by Collaboration

Researchers at the Center for Genomic Medicine (CGM) at Massachusetts General Hospital have become pivotal players in the emergence of precision medicine due to their various roles as local and international leaders in genomics.

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