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  1. Oh, the irony: The flood of hormones that are notoriously so problematic for teens can be just as troublesome in their paucity much later in life. Hormone therapy (HT) in the 1990s was considered a...
  2. Specially designed comprehensive behavioral therapy is more effective than sessions offering patient support and education in helping adults with Tourette syndrome manage their tics – sudden,...
  3. Originally published in the Fall 2015 issue of Robb Report Health & Wellness as “ Road to Recovery ” A premier private psychiatric facility adds a Maine hideaway to its rehabilitation offerings...
  4. In a noisy world and with an aging population, hearing loss is an increasing concern. Early intervention is important. Almost half of American adults 75 or older have impaired hearing, according to...
  5. For some newly diagnosed cancer patients, whether they will be able to have children after treatment is the furthest question from their minds—until the risks of therapy bring it front-and-center. In...
  6. Epilepsy affects almost 3 million Americans, and between 25 and 44 percent of these patients have medically intractable seizures. Uncontrolled seizures are associated with significant emotional,...
  7. It takes only a few hours to have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) placed in your chest. During the procedure, which may be performed under local anesthesia and a sedative, the...
  8. “If we can eventually use ultrasound to predict whether certain treatments will work long term, we can improve treatment decision making and provide relief to patients much more quickly.”
  9. Having survived the challenge of a life-threatening illness, some patients seek ways to challenge themselves in other areas of their lives.
  10. Dietary therapy is prescribed most often for patients with refractory epilepsy, whose seizures have not been controlled despite trying multiple antiepileptic drugs.

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