Articles in Prevention & Treatment

Thomas Gagnon was leading a Boy Scout troop in August 2010 when his exhaustion and back pain became...
When newly diagnosed cancer patients are prescribed chemotherapy, they are understandably...
When Angelina Jolie told the world that she’d had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she...
The risk of developing diabetes increases as people grow older, heavier and less active; about 20...
A heart murmur - an extra or unusual sound between heartbeats - is common in healthy children and...
A team of surgeons, audiologists and nurses from the MGH and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary...
People are increasingly looking for herbal and natural remedies to treat depression. Among some of...
Mark Albers, MD, PhD, is developing a set of simple but powerful tools that examine the cognitive...
A good night's sleep is critical for a child's growing body and brain. A rested child learns better...
About half of the men diagnosed with prostate cancerhave low-risk tumors that make them good...
For George Velmahos, MD, Mass General’s chief of Trauma Surgery, caring for victims of the April 15...
A new approach to investigating hard-to-find chromosomal abnormalities has identified 33 genes...
Exactly how amyotrophic lateral sclerosis works—how it degrades motor neurons, causing muscle...
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have described what may be a newly identified...
A drug approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis may also turn out to be the first...
In laboratory studies, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have found that stem cells from a patient...
Reisa Sperling, MD, is using neuroimaging to ask whether anti-amyloid antibody treatment can...
Tobacco remains among the most addictive of all substances, but effective options are now available...
Arthritis, or joint inflammation, may cause irreversible damage and disability if left untreated....
Have breast implants? Or thinking of getting implants? You may be worried they’ll make it hard for...

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