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Articles in Prevention & Treatment

When Noel Rose, M.D., was in medical school in the 1950s, no one talked about autoimmune disease....
Lori Erby could hear hesitation, uncertainty, even fear enter the woman’s voice as she recalled the...
Hopkins scientists have turned their view of osteoarthritis inside out. Literally. Instead of...
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To figure out why some people are prone to lose more bone than others as they age, bone biologists...
Culling together the results of several genetic research projects, Kimmel Cancer Center researchers...
Many head and neck cancer patients and others requiring surgery for benign lesions of the mouth and...
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...
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...
October is “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” This is a health concern that I feel...
Circumstantial evidence suggests a possible connection between the use of acetaminophen and the...
Despite major advances in screening and early detection, colon cancer still accounts for about 9...
Tobacco remains among the most addictive of all substances, but effective options are now available...
When Angelina Jolie told the world that she’d had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she...
Fifteen years ago, Nestor R. Gonzalez, MD, was at the beginning of a promising medical career in...
Unlike a common rash that gradually goes away, eczema is a persistent condition that results in red...

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