Using scores obtained from cognitive tests, Johns Hopkins researchers think they have developed a model that could help determine whether memory loss in older adults is benign or a stop on the way to...
Despite major advances in screening and early detection, colon cancer still accounts for about 9 percent of all cancer deaths. Rare before the age of 40, colon cancer incidence begins to increase...
Gallstones are small, pebble-like substances that develop when bile - composed of water, cholesterol, fats, bile salts, proteins and waste - stored in the gallbladder hardens into pieces of stone-...
As science has attempted to accommodate women’s desire to prolong their childbearing years, men have tended to worry much less about the ticking of their biological clocks. But new research from...
A new approach to investigating hard-to-find chromosomal abnormalities has identified 33 genes associated with autism and related disorders, 22 for the first time. Several of these genes also appear...
Although many community-based organizations offer supportive services for patients with dementia and their families, no comprehensive programs have existed to meet patients' health needs and the...
Resuming activity before an evaluation and complete recovery runs the risk of a recurrence and potentially harmful long-term effects.
Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition caused by the failure of weakened muscles and connective tissue in a woman’s pelvis. As the muscles and tissues in the pelvic floor stretch or tear, pelvic organs...
By using SOLITAIRE in combination with tPA, physicians at advanced stroke centers will be able to reliably open the arteries in 80-90 percent of their patients, an unprecedented success rate.
UCLA provides a full range of treatment options for stress incontinence, from individualized regimens in a physical therapy program that focuses exclusively on pelvic floor issues to the most...

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