In a small study, researchers reported increased healthy tissue growth after surgical repair of damaged cartilage if they put a “hydrogel” scaffolding into the wound to support and nourish the...
Having survived the challenge of a life-threatening illness, some patients seek ways to challenge themselves in other areas of their lives.
As the healthcare landscape continues to evolve, the affluent population has an ever-greater role to play in shaping innovation and the quality of services offered by top institutions. We spoke with...
New research from Johns Hopkins suggests that it may not be the steroids in spinal shots that provide relief from lower back pain, but the mere introduction of any of a number of fluids, such as...
After three years of normal Pap test results, most women can increase the screening interval from one to three years
Daylight Saving Time begins March 11 to make the most of sunlight during the warm summer months. However, springing forward one hour can disrupt our sleep patterns. As we grow older, we may notice...
Keeping track of your medications may not be a priority on your “to-do” list, but failure to properly monitor and take your medications can have serious health consequences. Adverse drug reactions...
Much of the excess cost and waste in health care can be attributed to unnecessary tests and procedures. By some estimates, as much as 30 percent of all health care spending is considered wasteful...
Many assume that the ability to pay for care insulates them from the challenges of navigating today’s healthcare system. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Access to the very best medical care...
Visual changes occur with aging. Some changes lead to significant visual impairment in elderly persons that affects their ability to perform daily functions. This functional decline, in turn, results...

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