Mass General


Frozen Poop Pill May Be Effective Treatment for Infectious Disease

In conjunction with scientists at Tel Aviv University in Israel, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School are studying what is described […]

Arts & Entertainment

Four Major Institutions Partner for New HUBweek Festival

Get ready to add a big new festival to your 2015 calendar. The Globe revealed Friday morning that it’s collaborating with three major local institutions—MIT, Harvard, and Mass General—to […]


Mass General Is Evaluating a Possible Ebola Case

UPDATED 1 p.m. Dec. 3: Mass General has released a statement that the initial test for Ebola on the patient at Mass General has returned […]


Massachusetts General Hospital and MIT Are Teaming Up

Through a brand new set of grants that will support projects “designed to improve diagnostic accuracy and cost effectiveness,” MIT and Mass General are teaming […]

Brigham and Women's

Colonoscopies Are Overprescribed, Study Says

Researchers have recently found that many antibiotic prescriptions are written and prescribed without reason. In addition, researchers have also found that hospitals are ordering and performing […]


David Ortiz Visits Young Patients at MassGeneral Hospital for Children

After a shockingly awful Red Sox season, David Ortiz is probably still exasperated. But here at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, the designated hitter is all smiles for the kids. […]

City Life

The Biggest Ball of Them All

Strap on your heels and prepare for battle. Boston’s most elaborate fundraising event, the Storybook Ball, raises millions of dollars for a great cause. But boy, can it get ugly.


One Fund Center Will Offer Care to Those Affected by the Marathon Bombings

The One Fund has teamed up with Massachusetts General Hospital to create a new center for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. The new space, called the One […]


Cannabis Withdrawal and Dependence Is Real, Study Says

While many proponents claim marijuana is nonaddictive, a new study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers may have just found otherwise. Perhaps it’s not so easy […]


Prenatal Antidepressant Use Doesn’t Increase Autism Risk, Study Says

Prenatal antidepressant use is not associated with an increased risk of autism, according to a new study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Although autism is […]


Alex’s Lemonade Stand Awards $1 Million to Boston Doctors

Unfortunately, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) estimates that more than 15,000 children and adolescents will be diagnosed with cancer in 2014. Dedicated to finding a cure […]


Fenway Park Hosts Annual Run to Home Base Fundraiser

The 5th annual Run to Home Base event will be held Saturday, July 19 at Fenway Park. Proceeds will benefit the Red Sox Foundation and […]


Mass General Ranked Second in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals List

For the second year in a row, Massachusetts General Hospital has been named the No. 2 hospital in the country. No surprise here. What is […]


Hospitals Collaborate to Open ‘Undiagnosed Disease Center’

When you live in Boston, it’s easy to forget that your “local” hospitals are some of the best in the world. So when they team up […]


Mass General Awarded Grant to Design Device for PTSD Treatment

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded a $30 million grant to researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (Mass General) to design an implantable deep […]