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Mass General eyes $1B expansion

Dive Brief: Massachusetts General Hospital is planning a $ 1 billion addition to its campus in downtown Boston, The Boston Globe reports. The proposed construction — thought to be the largest ever undertaken by a hospital in the state — includes two connected 12-story towers with private patient rooms, a cardiac center, cancer center, operating rooms… Read More »

Medical News Today: Osteoporosis breakthrough: Bone mass increased by 800 percent

A groundbreaking set of studies has found that blocking certain receptors in the brain leads to the growth of remarkably strong bones. Could a new osteoporosis treatment be on the horizon? Osteoporosis most commonly affects older women. Primarily a disease of old age, osteoporosis can cause bones to become gradually weaker. Over time, bones become… Read More »