Dr. Mallika Marshall

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Sleep Position May Help Prevent Brain Disorders

Poor sleep is bad for the brain. Now, experts think that sleep position may be important, too.

08/06/2015

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Most Picky Eating Harmless But It Can Signal Emotional Woes, Study Claims

Many kids are picky eaters, but could it be a sign of something more serious?

08/03/2015

iRecover App (WBZ-TV)

Boston-Based Apps Help People Recovering from Addiction

Two Boston-based start-ups are using technology to try to make a difference.

07/30/2015

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?

07/29/2015

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Boston Doctor Physically Feels What His Patients Feel

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

07/27/2015

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.

07/23/2015

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.

07/22/2015

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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.

07/20/2015

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.

07/20/2015

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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.

07/16/2015

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