Oh, the irony: The flood of hormones that are notoriously so problematic for teens can be just as troublesome in their paucity much later in life. Hormone therapy (HT) in the 1990s was considered a...
New guidelines issued by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology may potentially expand the number of patients using statins as a first-line therapy in hyperlipidemia...
Most patients suffering from a kidney stone attack visit their primary care physician (PCP) or the emergency department for immediate treatment of the pain. While preventive efforts to decrease the...
In a noisy world and with an aging population, hearing loss is an increasing concern. Early intervention is important. Almost half of American adults 75 or older have impaired hearing, according to...
There is no question MitraClip is an incredibly effective option — more so than expected. Most patients experience a significant decrease in regurgitation, their ventricle shrinks, heart-failure...
Receiving a cancer diagnosis is a significant stressor for even the most resilient individuals. Factors such as disease severity, complex treatment regimens and uncertainty about prognosis can...
Opiate dependence is a chronic relapsing and remitting illness — few experts will argue this fact. The body of evidence shows that chronic approaches to opiate dependence, such as medication-assisted...
The sports concussion crisis has fueled much research assessing concussion through imaging, behavioral evaluation or impact studies, but little to no research has combined these three modalities for...
“Since the 1990s, the emphasis has been on trying to get the best possible vision without glasses, both from better surgery and the type of lens we implant.”
Ménière’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that affects balance and hearing. An estimated 615,000 people in the United States have the condition, and more than 45,000 new cases are diagnosed...

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