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Articles in Prevention & Treatment

As the nation’s healthcare system strains to manage a sour economy and an aging population, large...
A team of surgeons, audiologists and nurses from the MGH and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary...
Editor’s note: Embraced by celebrities, athletes and many health-conscious consumers, the gluten-...
The enteric nervous system (ENS) is an intricate network of neurons and glial cells present in the...
Physicians may soon have a new way to screen patients for Barrett's esophagus, a precancerous...
Patients seeking relief from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have a new treatment option to...
David Cournoyeris actually happy he is gaining weight. The 57-year-old North Attleboro, Mass.,...
Q&A with Ozanan Meireles, MD Q: What is type 2 diabetes? What is prediabetes?Type 2 diabetes is...
Thomas Gagnon was leading a Boy Scout troop in August 2010 when his exhaustion and back pain became...
Q: What is the LINX® Reflux Management System?A: The LINX® Reflux Management System is an FDA-...
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A 72-year-old patient is losing weight. His primary care provider believes the cause may be a...
People are increasingly looking for herbal and natural remedies to treat depression. Among some of...
Specially designed comprehensive behavioral therapy is more effective than sessions offering...
Here are 10 resolutions for better health at any age: Eat a well-balanced diet low in saturated...
As science has attempted to accommodate women’s desire to prolong their childbearing years, men...
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...
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In laboratory studies, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have developed a way to...

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