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Medical Mystery: A Genetic Syndrome Scarred This Patient’s Lungs
When Laurie Chandler met Hilary J. Goldberg, MD, MPH, she had developed end-stage pulmonary fibrosis, a progressive lung disease that scars and stiffens the air sacs within the lungs, making it difficult to breathe.
Managing Oral Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
Oral problems are a common complaint for cancer patients, because the very treatments that target cancer cells can also affect healthy cells in the mouth.
‘Mini-Brains’ Shed Light on Mutation Tied to Mental Illnesses
Brigham and Women's researchers have created a miniature 3-D model of the brain to study a gene mutation tied to major mental illnesses.
When is a Headache a Sign of a Brain Tumor?
Most headaches aren't caused by brain tumors, but you may want to consult your doctor if you are experiencing any of these red flag symptoms.