A new version of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine protects against twice as many cancers as the existing formula, according to new research in the New England Journal of Medicine, but the vaccination rate against HPV continues to be low. Pediatrician Anne Powell helps families understand how the vaccine works and why doctors recommend it for pre-teens.
The annual observation highlighted the many ways in which members of the UMMS and UMass Memorial community serve their patients and communities.
For nearly a decade, UMMS volunteers have used the Science Journal to share research and discovery with the visually impaired and physically disabled.
A new study co-authored by investigators at UMass Medical School found no correlation between opioids administered in the emergency room and Press Ganey ED patient satisfaction scores, one of the most commonly used metrics for measuring patient satisfaction.
As a measles outbreak linked to Disneyland continues spreading, a new study in Pediatrics has identified clusters of California communities where high percentages of children are under-immunized. In this Pediatrics Corner video, Richard Moriarty, MD, explains why childhood vaccinations are essential.
Sherry Pagoto, PhD, talks about a new study that found a drug approved for the treatment of attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder may potentially be used to help patients with binge-eating disorder.
Ebola survivor Richard Sacra, MD, is ready to return to Monrovia, Liberia, where he will spend three and a half weeks at the hospital where he contracted the virus in August while treating patients.
In the Expert's Corner video, psychiatrist Nancy Byatt, DO, explains why all treatment options for depression during pregnancy—including antidepressant medications—should be considered by women and their doctors.