Cardiac Care Advances At Brigham And Women's Hospital Lowers Likelihood Of Open Heart SurgeryNew advances in the treatment of heart disease at a Boston hospital is allowing some patients to avoid open heart surgery.
Opioids Don't Provide Much Relief For Back Pain Sufferers, Researchers SayResearches have discovered opioids don't provide significant relief for back pain.
Women Teachers Develop Vocal Fatigue More Than Men Who TeachImaginetrying to keep the attention of 30 kindergarteners or 40 middle schoolers and it isn't hard to understand how many teachers tend to lose their voices over time.
Volunteers Provide Garden Oasis For People With Breast CancerA group of volunteers is giving people fighting breast cancer hope by creating therapeutic sanctuaries right in their own back yards. It's called Hope in Bloom.
Researchers At Boston Children's To Study Body TemperatureResearchers at Boston Children’s Hospital are hoping to recruit thousands of adults and kids from all over the country to participate in the "Feverprints" study.
Location Of Cancer On Colon May Predict Patient's Survival ChancesNew research shows the location of a patient’s colon cancer may predict their chances of survival.
Halifax Man Receives First Penis Transplant In U.S. At Mass GeneralA man from Halifax has become the first person to receive a penis transplant in the United States, Massachusetts General Hospital announced Monday.
Are Hormones Or Genes To Blame For Peripartum Depression?Local researchers are trying to figure out how a woman's DNA affects her risk.
Placebos Helping IBS, Migraine Sufferers Find ReliefResearch shows placebos can improve some common medical conditions.
Simple Screenings Could Reveal Hidden Heart Problems In KidsSudden cardiac death claims the lives of about 100 to 150 young athletes every year.
Swaddling May Increase Risk Of SIDSResearchers may have found a link between swaddling babies and sudden infant death syndrome or SIDS.
Medical Errors May Be Third Leading Cause Of Death In AmericaResearchers say medical mistakes should be listed as the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States.

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