Kidney stones: What are your treatment options? – Harvard Health Blog

If you’ve been diagnosed with kidney stones (urolithiasis), you may have several options for treatment. These include medical therapy, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy...

A new therapy for osteoporosis: Romosozumab – Harvard Health Blog

Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become porous (less dense) and weaker. It affects 10 million people in the United States: approximately...

The fourth trimester: What you should know – Harvard Health Blog

We hear a lot about the three trimesters of pregnancy. But many women (and even some medical professionals) know little about a newly...

Dermal fillers: The good, the bad and the dangerous – Harvard Health Blog

The four major structural components of our face are skin, fat, muscle, and bone. As we age, volume loss in these structures contributes...

Infant car seats are for cars only (how not to use an infant car...

Infant car seats are crucial for keeping infants safe when transporting them in cars or other vehicles. That’s what they are meant for...

10,000 steps a day — or fewer? – Harvard Health Blog

10,000 steps a day has become the gold standard for many people. That number has sold many step-counting devices and inspired interoffice competitions....

4 behavioral changes to tame urinary incontinence – Harvard Health Blog

Although urinary incontinence is not a life-threatening medical condition, it can significantly affect quality of life. When urinary incontinence becomes bothersome, people often...

Hyperemesis: (Way) beyond morning sickness – Harvard Health Blog

Morning sickness — the common term for nausea and vomiting during early pregnancy — is not unusual, as many women know. Starting around...

More opioids, more pain: Fueling the fire – Harvard Health Blog

For more than a century, clinicians have noticed a paradoxical phenomenon: certain patients who are taking opioids (which are supposed to numb pain)...

Supporting your newborn’s health: Intestinal colonization after elective cesarean section – Harvard Health Blog

This month we recognize World Microbiome Day with information to help new parents learn about their baby’s developing bacteria colonization and how interventions...

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