Articles in Prevention & Treatment

Glaucoma is the second-most-common cause of irreversible blindness in the United States. It...
A study of 69,000 Medicare patient records led by Johns Hopkins researchers shows that people with...
Epilepsy affects almost 3 million Americans, and between 25 and 44 percent of these patients have...
There came an extraordinary moment about a third of the way through the brain operation being...
Illustration by Juliette Borda
The always-tricky job of caring for aging parents—even as adult children are often still raising...
Genetic mutations aren’t the only thing that can keep a protein called PTEN from doing its tumor-...
In a small study, researchers reported increased healthy tissue growth after surgical repair...
Photo by Brian Wilson
As the healthcare landscape continues to evolve, the affluent population has an ever-greater role...
New research from Johns Hopkins suggests that it may not be the steroids in spinal shots that...
A Pap test is a safe and effective way to prevent cervical cancer or find it early by detecting...
Daylight Saving Time begins March 11 to make the most of sunlight during the warm summer months....
Keeping track of your medications may not be a priority on your “to-do” list, but failure to...
Much of the excess cost and waste in health care can be attributed to unnecessary tests and...
Illustration by Tim O'Brien
Many assume that the ability to pay for care insulates them from the challenges of navigating today...
Visual changes occur with aging. Some changes lead to significant visual impairment in elderly...
Falls are common among the elderly and broken hips from falls are a leading cause of death or...
Urinary incontinence, the loss of bladder control, is a common affliction as one ages. It is often...
Elderly people are at highest risk for heat-related illnesses. Chronic medical conditions and...
Rickets used to be a fairly common childhood disease due to vitamin-D deficiency...
The results of a major, multicenter clinical trial to determine the best treatment for younger...

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