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April 28, 2015

Just a two-week diet swap shows just how bad a Western diet of junk food is for us, according to a new study. Andrew Chan, associate professor of medicine at Massachusetts General, is quoted.

April 28, 2015

Air pollution is known to increase the risk for stroke and other cerebrovascular disorders. But now researchers have found it is also linked to premature aging of the brain.  Elissa Wilker, instructor in medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is the study's lead author.

April 27, 2015

There could be hope for dieters however, after scientists identified the brain cells that create the sensation of hunger. Bradford Lowell, professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is the study's co-senior author.

April 27, 2015

Five billion people worldwide do not have access to safe surgery and anesthesia, more than double previous estimates, resulting in more deaths than malaria, AIDS and tuberculosis combined, according to a new report. John Meara, Steven C. and Carmella R. Kletjian Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine in the field of Global Surgery and associate professor of surgery at Boston Children's Hospital, is lead author of the report.

April 27, 2015

Mohammed Milad, associate professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, participated in an interview about anxiety disorders.

April 27, 2015

Millions of people worldwide die from appendicitis, obstructed labor, compound fractures and other treatable conditions for lack of routine surgeries, according to a recent report. John Meara, Steven C. and Carmella R. Kletjian Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine in the Field of Global Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital, is a lead author of the report.

April 27, 2015

Angelo Volandes, assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this blog post about improving end-of-life care by using video advance directives.

April 27, 2015

Neurons in the hypothalamus that express the melanocortin 4 receptor and communicate with a region at the back of the brain create a feeling of fullness that stops hungry mice from eating when the brain cells are activated, according to a new study. Bradford Lowell, professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, coauthored the study.

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