Dr. Mallika Marshall

PregPrep Conception Kit (WBZ-TV)

Over-The-Counter Supplements Probably Don’t Improve Fertility

Women having trouble getting pregnant often try every trick in the book, but can an over-the-counter supplement really make a difference?

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Dr. Joel Salinas (WBZ-TV)

Boston Doctor Physically Feels What His Patients Feel

A neurologist at Mass General Hospital can connect with patients on a level most cannot.


Cory Cook walks with assistance from ReWalk Robotics. (WBZ-TV)

Robotic Suit Helps Paralyzed NH Man Walk

Three years ago, Cory Cook was paralyzed from the chest down during a swimming accident.


Seven-year-old Cadence, pricked by a needle she picked up in Hyde Park (Family photo)

Girl Pricked By Needle At Boston Playground

A young girl is being treated with drugs to prevent HIV after she was pricked by a needle at a Hyde Park playground.


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Doctors Say Drinking Eight Glasses Of Water Per Day Is Unnecessary

You may often hear you should drink at least eight glasses of water a day to stay hydrated and healthy, but as Dr. Mallika Marshall reports, you can probably flush that number down the toilet.


In the A4 study, patients without significant memory loss will be screened with special brain scans looking for the presence of amyloid, a protein that clutters the brain. (WBZ-TV)

Research Shows Possibility Of Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Through Saliva

Imagine being able to spit into a cup to find out if you’re at risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. As Dr. Mallika Marshall explains, that day may not be far off.



Sitting For Long Periods Of Time May Increase Cancer Risk

A new study finds that sitting on your duff for long periods of time can raise a woman’s risk of cancer.


Lipitor. (Photo Credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Studies: Millions Could Benefit By Taking Cholesterol-Lowering Medications

Millions more Americans could benefit from treatment with popular cholesterol-lowering medications, according to two new studies.


Prenatal blood test (WBZ-TV)

Prenatal Testing May Reveal Cancer In Women

Prenatal testing has become widely available for pregnant women at risk for having babies with chromosome problems such as Down Syndrome. Now new research finds the tests may also reveal possible cancers in pregnant mothers.


A child uses a tablet. (WBZ-TV)

Screen Addiction May Lead To Behavioral, Health Problems For Kids

According to the New York Times, Chinese doctors say children who spend hours and hours staring at screens could be suffering from a clinical disorder