Neuromodulation for Symptom Management? MGH Research Is All Ears
Can an earbud-size device wirelessly treat hypertension, pain, depression, or stroke? Vitaly Napadow, PhD, a researcher in the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Integrative Pain Neuroimaging at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, believes that someday in the future, it may.
An Olympic-Level Boost for Adaptive Sports at Spaulding
As we mark the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on ADA Awareness Day, another milestone promises to further empower individuals with disabilities: In June, the United States Olympic Committee formally changed its name to the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC).
Partners HealthCare Hospitals Earn High Marks from U.S. News & World Report
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), the founding members of Partners HealthCare, earned high marks in multiple specialties by U.S. News & World Report - with MGH earning the number two (2) spot on the honor roll of best hospitals and Brigham and Women’s earning the number thirteen (13) spot.
An Apple a Day, the Modern Medicine Way
Could broccoli prevent cancer? Intermittent fasting improve metabolism? Can foregoing carbohydrates cure children with epilepsy? A growing body of evidence suggests that food can, in fact, be medicine—and physicians are prescribing certain foods, or telling patients to eliminate them, to enhance health.
Expanding Care for Vulnerable Patients with Ride-Sharing Technology
For vulnerable patients, just getting to the doctor’s office is often the first of many hurdles that can impede care.
On Cape Cod, Adaptive Sports Program Equalizes Time on the Water
For visitors to Cape Cod, the summer is chock full of opportunities to enjoy water recreation. But for those with disabilities, those opportunities are more limited. To expand and equalize possibilities for summer fun, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network teamed up to offer adaptive kayaking at Nickerson State Park.