Tag: MGH

Innovation, Med Tech

New tool more accurately uses genomic data to predict disease risk across diverse populations

May 5, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Polygenic risk scores (PRS) are promising tools for predicting disease risk, but current versions have built-in bias that can affect their accuracy in some populations and result in health disparities. However, a team of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), […]

Innovation, Research

Analysis offers new insights on the placebo effect and how to harness its therapeutic potential

February 22, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A network of brain regions activated by the placebo effect overlaps with several regions targeted by brain-stimulation therapy for depression, according to a new analysis by a team that included several researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), who collaborated with […]