Articles in Prevention & Treatment

Vision evaluation should be a key part of any primary-care exam. Whether it's an easily treatable...
When newly diagnosed cancer patients are prescribed chemotherapy, they are understandably...
A team of UCLA expertshas introduced refinements to targeted biopsy of prostate cancer, greatly...
About half of the men diagnosed with prostate cancerhave low-risk tumors that make them good...
Seasonal allergies, sometimes called "hay fever" can cause cold-like symptoms in children, such as...
If your child comes down with a sore throat that is accompanied by a fever and no other cold or flu...
A good night's sleep is critical for a child's growing body and brain. A rested child learns better...
A new approach to investigating hard-to-find chromosomal abnormalities has identified 33 genes...
Many infants and toddlers experience occasional episodes of wheezing caused by respiratory tract...
A heart murmur - an extra or unusual sound between heartbeats - is common in healthy children and...
Have breast implants? Or thinking of getting implants? You may be worried they’ll make it hard for...
You’ve probably read about calcium and vitamin D in the news, where headlines highlight the need...
Fifteen years ago, Nestor R. Gonzalez, MD, was at the beginning of a promising medical career in...
Patients seeking relief from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have a new treatment option to...
David Cournoyeris actually happy he is gaining weight. The 57-year-old North Attleboro, Mass.,...
Q&A with Ozanan Meireles, MD Q: What is type 2 diabetes? What is prediabetes?Type 2 diabetes is...
Thomas Gagnon was leading a Boy Scout troop in August 2010 when his exhaustion and back pain became...
Q: What is the LINX® Reflux Management System?A: The LINX® Reflux Management System is an FDA-...
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A 72-year-old patient is losing weight. His primary care provider believes the cause may be a...
As science has attempted to accommodate women’s desire to prolong their childbearing years, men...

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