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In a study with substantial implications for genetic counseling, Amit V. Khera, MD, MSc, of the Center for Genomic Medicine, and colleagues found that when individuals with high polygenic scores were defined as those in the top 20% of the distribution, about 45% of their siblings met the same threshold.
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In a pilot study, Madeline Friedman, BS, Daniel C. Chung, MD, and colleagues replaced conscious sedation for routine colonoscopy with virtual reality, finding that the procedure was completed without pharmacologic rescue in 26 of 27 patients and procedure time was not prolonged.
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Massachusetts General Hospital physicians have identified two phenotypes of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) associated with COVID-19 that are distinct in biochemical profiles and short-term mortality despite minimal differences in respiratory dynamics.
The study involves brain imaging including fMRI and PET-MR, an 8-week stress reduction intervention, and at-home practice. You will also complete daily migraine diaries.
The Cleo Study is evaluating an oral study medication in adults with depression who have tried 2 or more medications without sufficient improvement.