Articles Tagged with “TREATMENT”

As the first COVID-19 patients arrived, pressure mounted to discover how the disease worked and how it could be beaten back.

Who most deserves a medical device? A brief history of an impossible conversation.

COVID-19 treatment trials will need to be nimble. Is this the moment for adaptive designs to step into the limelight?

Treatment of pulmonary embolisms may benefit from a team approach. But that model faces obstacles inside and outside the hospital.

An anorexic patient struggles with a seemingly unsympathetic doctor.

A family regroups—and heals—as a daughter recovers from surgery.

An MGH program in South Africa partners with young women to research the earliest phase of HIV infection.

Almost eradicating the disease, as happened in the 1950s, led to a disastrous resurgence. Is now the time for a smarter, final push?

A mother assures doctors who tried to save her son from an incurable disease that their compassionate care was a true success.

A deceptively simple-seeming concept, evidence-based medicine calls for physicians to follow consensus guidelines. But whose consensus?