Articles in Prevention & Treatment

A new approach to investigating hard-to-find chromosomal abnormalities has identified 33 genes...
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...
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...
Culling together the results of several genetic research projects, Kimmel Cancer Center researchers...
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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...
Specially designed comprehensive behavioral therapy is more effective than sessions offering...
People are increasingly looking for herbal and natural remedies to treat depression. Among some of...
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Watching Wyatt Joyner wiggle and bounce in his mom’s lap, it is difficult to imagine that the 9-...
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified what may be a major factor behind...
A drug approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis may also turn out to be the first...
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...
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers and their colleagues have used digital versions of...
“Too many neurologists still think of dietary therapy as ‘too hard,’ even for kids with intractable...
The initial assessment of a blood test to help diagnose major depressive disorder indicates it may...
For George Velmahos, MD, Mass General’s chief of Trauma Surgery, caring for victims of the April 15...
As the nation’s healthcare system strains to manage a sour economy and an aging population, large...

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