Articles in Prevention & Treatment

Steven Nissen, MD, discusses the controversy in the world of heart disease prevention that may...
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Charles Brunicardi, M.D., the chief of the General Surgery Group and vice chair for surgical...
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...
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers and their colleagues have used digital versions of...
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...
Although a family history of Alzheimer's disease is a primary risk factor for the devastating...
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It has been more than 20 years since the Association of American Medical Colleges last revised its...
Even as medical researchers quantify the impact of empathy on patient care, neuroscientists are...
Mark Albers, MD, PhD, is developing a set of simple but powerful tools that examine the cognitive...
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...
Reisa Sperling, MD, is using neuroimaging to ask whether anti-amyloid antibody treatment can...

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