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A history of sternotomy is a risk factor for worse survival after cardiac transplantation, cardiac surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital determined after reviewing nationwide data.
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Evidence from a pilot study suggests that maternal obesity primes macrophages in the fetal brain and placenta to overrespond to immune challenge. Male fetuses may be more vulnerable to this proinflammatory priming.
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Genitourinary pathologists at Massachusetts General Hospital are the first to demonstrate that PD-L1 expression is highly prevalent in prostate tumor-associated nerves. Such nerves may represent an important target for immunotherapy regimens.
Elevations in a hormone may be linked to abnormal blood flow, inflammation, and plaque in the heart. This study will evaluate whether blocking the hormone will improve cardiovascular disease in HIV individuals using heart imaging studies.