May 23, 2023
New research demonstrates that patients in the palliative care setting benefit most from short, repeated doses of massage therapy in the hospital. Specialists in palliative care provide comfor...
March 31, 2017
By MedStar Health Research Institute
Congratulations to all MedStar researchers who were published in March 2017. The selected articles and link to PubMed provided below represent the body of work completed by MedStar Health investigator...
March 24, 2017Alexandra Learned Preston and her husband, John Preston, were longtime residents and supporters of the Georgetown community.
March 23, 2017
As recently as 15 years ago, if you had severe aortic stenosis but were considered too ill or weak to survive surgery, there was little else we could do for you. Since then, transcatheter aortic valv...
March 20, 2017
An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from serious chronic or intermittent sleep disorders that undermine the quality of their sleep and, more importantly, their health. Sleep apnea, the most...
March 16, 2017
As many as 90 percent of burn patients report itching after their injuries, according to data cited by the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors. Itching usually subsides over time, but more than 40 perc...
March 09, 2017
In January 2017, researchers reported that exercise is associated with a lower risk of death from metastatic colorectal cancer. Metastatic colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum that has s...