Articles in Prevention & Treatment

You’ve probably read about calcium and vitamin D in the news, where headlines highlight the need...
MGH investigators have determined that one of the recently identified genes contributing...
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Addressing the healthcare needs of older adults demands a comprehensive, coordinated approach that...
“Too many neurologists still think of dietary therapy as ‘too hard,’ even for kids with intractable...
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...
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It has been more than 20 years since the Association of American Medical Colleges last revised its...
Fifteen years ago, Nestor R. Gonzalez, MD, was at the beginning of a promising medical career in...
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...
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...
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...
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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-...
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,...

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