Articles in Prevention & Treatment

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...
Culling together the results of several genetic research projects, Kimmel Cancer Center researchers...
Gallstones are small, pebble-like substances that develop when bile -  composed of water,...
The traditional approach to assisting patients with IBD has left much to be desired, and so the...
The risk of developing diabetes increases as people grow older, heavier and less active; about 20...
The field of cardiac catheterization has benefited significantly from the advent of two...
Cardiac catheterization, a procedure used to diagnose heart conditions, is typically performed...
October is “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” This is a health concern that I feel...
You’ve probably read about calcium and vitamin D in the news, where headlines highlight the need...
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...
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To figure out why some people are prone to lose more bone than others as they age, bone biologists...
MGH investigators have determined that one of the recently identified genes contributing...
Unlike a common rash that gradually goes away, eczema is a persistent condition that results in red...
If you or someone you care about has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, there will be...
Lipids are a large and diverse group of naturally occurring molecules known to most of us as...
When newly diagnosed cancer patients are prescribed chemotherapy, they are understandably...
People are increasingly looking for herbal and natural remedies to treat depression. Among some of...
Vision evaluation should be a key part of any primary-care exam. Whether it's an easily treatable...

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