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MGH researchers studying early onset celiac disease

A collaborative group of researchers has identified substantial microbial changes in the intestines of at-risk infants before disease onset in a new, long-term, prospective approach to the development of celiac disease. Using advanced genomic sequencing techniques, MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) researchers, along with colleagues from institutions in Italy and the University of Maryland, College… Read More »

Is It Lyme Disease or Something Else?

Lyme disease affects an estimated 300,000 people in the United States each year. Despite its increasing prevalence, there are many lingering myths about this tick-borne illness. Also known as the “great imitator,” Lyme disease often affects more than one system in the body and can trigger a wide range of symptoms that may mimic other… Read More »

A schizophrenia expert discovers an even ‘weirder’ disease: His own

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada ‘One treatment for my disease makes it more likely that I will become a gambler’ Author of the article: Joseph Brean E. Fuller Torrey is a research psychiatrist and expert on schizophrenia who calls Parkinson’s disease, from which he personally suffers, the “weirdest disease” known to medicine. Photo by… Read More »