Articles in Prevention & Treatment

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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...
A new approach to investigating hard-to-find chromosomal abnormalities has identified 33 genes...
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...
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A 72-year-old patient is losing weight. His primary care provider believes the cause may be a...
Q: What is the LINX® Reflux Management System?A: The LINX® Reflux Management System is an FDA-...
Thomas Gagnon was leading a Boy Scout troop in August 2010 when his exhaustion and back pain became...
Q&A with Ozanan Meireles, MD Q: What is type 2 diabetes? What is prediabetes?Type 2 diabetes is...
David Cournoyeris actually happy he is gaining weight. The 57-year-old North Attleboro, Mass.,...
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers and their colleagues have used digital versions of...
People are increasingly looking for herbal and natural remedies to treat depression. Among some of...
Patients seeking relief from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have a new treatment option to...
Physicians may soon have a new way to screen patients for Barrett's esophagus, a precancerous...

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