Disconnected Connections: The Risks of Social Media Addiction
Is social media, a ubiquitous platform in the digital age, the root of a modern paradox: causing widespread feelings of isolation even as it brings us (virtually) together? Gillian Galen, PsyD, a clinical psychologist at McLean Hospital, says there’s overwhelming evidence that it is.
GE Partnership Advances Artificial Intelligence’s Promise
Is all artificial intelligence (AI) created equal? A recent groundbreaking Partners HealthCare initiative with GE Healthcare points to no.
Near-Death Experiences Could Shed Light on the Brain’s Inner Life
Are near-death experiences (NDEs) a side effect of science or spirituality? A team at Massachusetts General Hospital’s (MGH) Center for Neurotechnology and Neuro-recovery and Laboratory for NeuroImaging of Coma and Consciousness, wants to find out.
Heart Health Insights, from Your Apple Watch
Can a wearable app provide valuable insights into an individual’s heart health risks? An exciting partnership between Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the American Heart Association, and Apple is aimed at finding out.
At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, Technology Enables Better Bladder Cancer Detection, Treatment
A leading-edge technology now available at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital (BWFH) offers a new approach to visualizing and treating bladder cancer—and new hope for patients.
Applying AI to Point-of-Care Diagnosis
Much of medicine has changed since the portable ultrasound expanded point-of-care diagnostics with its introduction 20 years ago. Now, Partners HealthCare’s MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science has aligned with FUJIFILM SonoSite to apply one of those advances.