Articles in Prevention & Treatment

MGH investigators have determined that one of the recently identified genes contributing...
Physicians may soon have a new way to screen patients for Barrett's esophagus, a precancerous...
As the nation’s healthcare system strains to manage a sour economy and an aging population, large...
A team of surgeons, audiologists and nurses from the MGH and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary...
In this Q&A, Deborah Krivitsky, MS, RD, LDN, a dietician in the Mass General Cardiovascular...
Editor’s note: Embraced by celebrities, athletes and many health-conscious consumers, the gluten-...
The enteric nervous system (ENS) is an intricate network of neurons and glial cells present in the...
Two newly approved pharmaceuticals – and others in development – may be elemental in a broader...
Critical congenital heart defects (CCHDs) represent a group of life-threatening heart malformations...
Amid a growing recognition among psychiatrists that many people with addiction disorders also...
The severity of the reaction depends on your sensitivity to the insect venom or substance and...
“A friendship is a mutual relationship formed with affection and commitment between people who...
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Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating are serious medical...
Postpartum depression (PPD) is a common problem after pregnancy that may be triggered when high...
Ultrasound, an imaging technology long used to examine fetuses in the womb and peer into patients’...
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Why is the DSM important? All diagnosticians — primary care physicians, psychiatrists, specialists...
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Seasonal influenza Seasonal influenza is a contagious, but preventable, respiratory illness that...
UCLA provides a full range of treatment options for stress incontinence, from individualized...
Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition caused by the failure of weakened muscles and connective...
What can you do to maintain your health at age 65 or older? More than you might think! This article...

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