March 15, 2023
More than 200,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year, according to the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, this cancer is often very treatable in cancer centers ...
March 26, 2019
By MedStar Team
The techniques used to diagnose and treat colorectal cancer have become better each and every year—in fact, many of them didn’t exist or were in early research stages 10 to 20 years ago. ...
March 14, 2019
The pituitary gland is about the size of a pea, and it’s located behind the eyes and the bridge of the nose on the bottom side of the brain. Though it’s tiny, it can cause huge problems if a tumor dev...
March 07, 2019
We have all heard of people who faint when getting their blood drawn or when they are nervous. In fact, millions of people faint each year—and the most common reason is vasovagal syncope. People with ...
March 05, 2019
Millions of people—from athletes to people who walk to work—experience a sprained ankle each year. In fact, we typically see four to five a week at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Spr...
February 26, 2019
We’ve long known that people who eat a healthy diet—which, from a heart health perspective, is low in fat and high in fruits and vegetables—are less likely to develop heart disease....
February 15, 2019
Heart disease is the No.1 cause of death in the U.S.—so plenty of traditional prevention tips exist, ranging from the Mediterranean diet to exercising regularly. However, a 2019 study pub...