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Global MedAssist Program (GMAP) provides care worldwide
Newer cholesterol-lowering drugs combined with more conventional medicine reduces bad cholesterol to incredibly low levels, a new study shows.
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Constant dose of drug delivered directly to intestine
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A study reveals that an increasing number of older men are getting advanced treatments for prostate cancer, despite that small chance the treatment will be of any help.
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Cleveland Clinic is home to one of the country’s best and longest-running transplant programs.
Ventricular assist device improved quality of life more than medical treatment alone.
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If you focus on adding more nutritious foods to your meals, as
opposed to restricting foods, you’ll be more likely to lose weight and
keep it off.
Risk modeling is an important tool used to complement our traditional medical and surgical care.
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If a patient has drug-resistant focal epilepsy, surgery should be considered.
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