Articles in Prevention & Treatment

The enteric nervous system (ENS) is an intricate network of neurons and glial cells present in the...
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-...
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...
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...
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...
Two newly approved pharmaceuticals – and others in development – may be elemental in a broader...
Even as medical researchers quantify the impact of empathy on patient care, neuroscientists are...
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...
Although legally permitted to drive in the US, people with partial central vision loss (blind areas...
When Noel Rose, M.D., was in medical school in the 1950s, no one talked about autoimmune disease....
October is “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” This is a health concern that I feel...
Many infants and toddlers experience occasional episodes of wheezing caused by respiratory tract...

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