Mallika Marshall

Blood samples (WBZ-TV)

Blood Type Could Determine Risk Of Certain Health Problems

Do you know your blood type? The answer could determine your risk of certain health problems later in life.

18 mins ago

Prostatek vaccine made by Advantagene. (WBZ-TV)

Newton Company Develops Prostate Cancer Vaccine

Unlike traditional vaccines which try to prevent disease, ProstAtak is designed to prevent cancer from coming back.

10/22/2014

Knee replacement (WBZ-TV)

Bedford Company Using 3D Printer To Make Customized Knee Implants

Knee replacement is the most common joint replacement worldwide. Providing huge relief, most of the time.

10/17/2014

Mandometer (WBZ-TV)

High Tech Gadgets Help Moderate Food Intake

Losing weight can be a real challenge, but now there is high tech help available to help moderate the amount of food eaten.

10/15/2014

James Lechleiter and a student. (WBZ-TV)

Doctor Working On Pill To Heal Concussions

A doctor at the University of Texas is working on a pill that repairs brain damage.

10/10/2014

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Young, Healthy People Warned Not To Ignore Signs Of Atrial Fibrillation

Heart problems are big problems for Americans, but if you think they only affect the elderly, think again.

09/30/2014

Generic drugs (WBZ-TV)

Generic Drug Prices On The Rise

Some generic drug prices are so high in some cases that patients are choosing to go without.

09/26/2014

CardioMEMS device for heart failure patients. (WBZ-TV)

New Device Helps Heart Failure Patients Stay Out Of The Hospital

A device called CardioMEMS will allow doctors to measure pressures in the heart and act on them without even seeing the patient.

09/22/2014

Enterovirus patient. (WBZ-TV)

Suspected Cases Of Enterovirus D68 In Conn., Rhode Island

The virus that has sickened thousands of kids and sent dozens to the hospital throughout the country has hit the Northeast.

09/15/2014

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)

BU, Brigham And Women’s Part Of National Landmark Alzheimer’s Disease Study

Scientists around the country, including here in Boston, are launching a landmark study to try to stop the disease before it takes hold.

06/24/2014

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