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Cardiac catheterization, a procedure used to diagnose heart conditions, is typically performed...
The field of cardiac catheterization has benefited significantly from the advent of two...
The risk of developing diabetes increases as people grow older, heavier and less active; about 20...
"Someone has to be the quarterback, helping to decide what is necessary and making sure all aspects...
Gallstones are small, pebble-like substances that develop when bile - composed of water,...
The traditional approach to assisting patients with IBD has left much to be desired, and so the...
Kidney disease is common in many of us as we get older, but we may not even know that we have it...
Depression in the elderly is a much more common and widespread problem than many people realize. It...
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...
Ultrasound, an imaging technology long used to examine fetuses in the womb and peer into patients’...
A new procedure, transcatheter aortic-valve replacement (TAVR), enables doctors to replace damaged...
Bug bites and stings usually cause momentary alarm, temporary discomfort and pain, but no serious...
Children under the age of 5 years are more likely to be hospitalized from flu complications than...
“A friendship is a mutual relationship formed with affection and commitment between people who...
What can you do to maintain your health at age 65 or older? More than you might think! This article...
When kids anticipate "going to the doctor," many become worried and apprehensive about the visit...
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted disease that is associated with several...
Chickenpox, a common illness among children, causes a blistery rash and flu-like symptoms. Since...
Bacterial and viral infections may have similar symptoms - runny nose, cough, fever, sore throat...
Although many community-based organizations offer supportive services for patients with dementia...
Arthritis is a condition that affects people of all ages. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), also...
Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating are serious medical...
Resuming activity before an evaluation and complete recovery runs the risk of a recurrence and...
Advances in growing embryos to an advanced stage of physiologic development have made single-embryo...
By using SOLITAIRE in combination with tPA, physicians at advanced stroke centers will be able to...
Assisted reproductive technology services extend beyond traditional infertility treatments, such as...
February is “American Heart Month,” along with the month we celebrate Valentine’s’ Day, so it’s a...
An innovative program that exchanges the kidney from an incompatible family member or friend for a...
High-risk pregnancies occur in less than 10 percent of all pregnancies in the U.S., but the...

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