Articles in Prevention & Treatment

Q: What is the LINX® Reflux Management System?A: The LINX® Reflux Management System is an FDA-...
Vision evaluation should be a key part of any primary-care exam. Whether it's an easily treatable...
Many head and neck cancer patients and others requiring surgery for benign lesions of the mouth and...
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To figure out why some people are prone to lose more bone than others as they age, bone biologists...
The enteric nervous system (ENS) is an intricate network of neurons and glial cells present in the...
Specially designed comprehensive behavioral therapy is more effective than sessions offering...
Here are 10 resolutions for better health at any age: Eat a well-balanced diet low in saturated...
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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...
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Watching Wyatt Joyner wiggle and bounce in his mom’s lap, it is difficult to imagine that the 9-...
I don't need a calendar to know when late fall or early winter has arrived. I can tell by the...
Could taking a run or going for a swim be an effective alternative to drug therapy in treating...
If you or someone you care about has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, there will be...
Cardiac catheterization, a procedure used to diagnose heart conditions, is typically performed...
Physicians may soon have a new way to screen patients for Barrett's esophagus, a precancerous...
In this Q&A, Deborah Krivitsky, MS, RD, LDN, a dietician in the Mass General Cardiovascular...
Allergies coming on? Pain got you down? Before taking any medication to remedy the situation,...
Although a family history of Alzheimer's disease is a primary risk factor for the devastating...
A team of UCLA expertshas introduced refinements to targeted biopsy of prostate cancer, greatly...
As the nation’s healthcare system strains to manage a sour economy and an aging population, large...
The traditional approach to assisting patients with IBD has left much to be desired, and so the...

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