Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlestown has been contending with a norovirus outbreak since Tuesday afternoon. The highly contagious gastrointestinal infection has sickened 27 out of 132 inpatients, as well as eight staff....
A Boston scientist poised to launch a pioneering Alzheimer’s prevention study was awarded an $8 million grant Thursday to expand the research and further explore potential causes of cognitive decline in the mind-robbing disease....
Dr. Mai Uchida, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Mass. General, is leading two joint studies that are searching for biomarkers to identify the underlying vulnerability in teens.
Painful sensations make restless legs syndrome sleep’s formidable enemy. A report this week finds dramatic long-term effects to this disease.
Conversations about end-of-life care are important. But some doctors still don’t get it, finds a new Dana-Farber Cancer Institute study on treating terminally ill cancer patients.
Critics claimed that new federal school lunch fruit and vegetable requirements would be a waste of money and produce. But researchers have proven that kids really do eat their vegetables.
The FDA’s proposed nutrition label changes will make it easier to determine how much added sugar is in your favorite ice cream or yogurt.
According to Japanese news reports, a respected scientist and co-author of two high-profile papers that described a controversial technique for creating stem cells has called for the studies to be withdrawn because of errors....