mass general

  • April 16, 2013  

    Hari Sreenivasan talks to Dr. Alasdair Conn, who heads Massachusetts General Hospital’s department of emergency medicine, about the emergency medicine administered to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, how his staff had prepared for such a disaster and an overview of the various serious injuries sustained. Continue reading

  • May 16, 2012  

    Researchers have shown that patients paralyzed from the neck down can move robotic arms with their minds, according to a new report in the journal Nature that documents two cases involving brain-stem stroke victims. Margaret Warner discusses the hopes for the technology with Dr. Leigh Hochberg of Massachusetts General Hospital. Continue reading

  • March 21, 2012  

    A daily low dose of aspirin could potentially combat a variety of cancers, according to a series of studies published in the medical journal The Lancet. Ray Suarez discusses the studies and the health benefits and risks of aspirin with Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Andrew Chan, who wrote a commentary on the studies. Continue reading