Articles in Prevention & Treatment

Patients seeking relief from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have a new treatment option to...
Mark Albers, MD, PhD, is developing a set of simple but powerful tools that examine the cognitive...
Q: What is the LINX® Reflux Management System?A: The LINX® Reflux Management System is an FDA-...
The enteric nervous system (ENS) is an intricate network of neurons and glial cells present in the...
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A 72-year-old patient is losing weight. His primary care provider believes the cause may be a...
As the nation’s healthcare system strains to manage a sour economy and an aging population, large...
Editor’s note: Embraced by celebrities, athletes and many health-conscious consumers, the gluten-...
As science has attempted to accommodate women’s desire to prolong their childbearing years, men...
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have described what may be a newly identified...
“You don’t know shingles if you’ve never had a personal experience,” says Halvor Iverson.  “This is...
Specially designed comprehensive behavioral therapy is more effective than sessions offering...
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In laboratory studies, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have developed a way to...
In laboratory studies, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have found that stem cells from a patient...
A review of dozens of studies on the use of statin medications to prevent heart attacks shows that...
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Johns Hopkins researchers say they have found a specific protein in nearly 100 percent of high-...
Using scores obtained from cognitive tests, Johns Hopkins researchers think they have developed a...
When Noel Rose, M.D., was in medical school in the 1950s, no one talked about autoimmune disease....
Lori Erby could hear hesitation, uncertainty, even fear enter the woman’s voice as she recalled the...
Hopkins scientists have turned their view of osteoarthritis inside out. Literally. Instead of...
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To figure out why some people are prone to lose more bone than others as they age, bone biologists...

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