Articles in Prevention & Treatment

Nearly half of all Americans take dietary supplements, but they can carry risk, including...
Sex addiction is no laughing matter. Relationships are destroyed, jobs lost, lives ruined. Yet...
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UCLA researchers found that older adults who regularly used a brain-fitness program...
Hospital-acquired infections are a huge public-health burden, and hospital environments play a key...
True food allergies must be distinguished from intolerances, particularly in children and teenagers...
A UCLA study shows that heart-failure medications recommended by national guidelines are highly...
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UCLA researchers have used a brain-imaging tool and stroke-risk assessment to identify signs of...
In a Health Notification issued in October 2008 and updated in July 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug...
More than one in 10 Americans takes one or more antidepressant medications, and for that large...
Could taking a run or going for a swim be an effective alternative to drug therapy in treating...
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It has been more than 20 years since the Association of American Medical Colleges last revised its...
Mark Albers, MD, PhD, is developing a set of simple but powerful tools that examine the cognitive...
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified what may be a major factor behind...
Even as medical researchers quantify the impact of empathy on patient care, neuroscientists are...
Exactly how amyotrophic lateral sclerosis works—how it degrades motor neurons, causing muscle...
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Why do some people take their own lives—as many as 36,000 each year in the United States alone—and...
For George Velmahos, MD, Mass General’s chief of Trauma Surgery, caring for victims of the April 15...
A new approach to investigating hard-to-find chromosomal abnormalities has identified 33 genes...
Specially designed comprehensive behavioral therapy is more effective than sessions offering...
A drug approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis may also turn out to be the first...

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