February 29, 2024
Jennifer Dipiton Alcantara was only 10 years old when she started feeling strange. Her left side felt vaguely numb, with very little strength and a bit of a “twitchy” feeling. It came on gradually, until one day she fell on her way to school. Suddenly her mom, China, realized that something was really wrong with her little girl.
February 28, 2024
Developing an eating disorder can happen to anyone. Recognizing the signs and getting prompt treatment can help people quickly recover from an eating disorder.
February 27, 2024
Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leaking of urine. The condition can be embarrassing and distressing. As men aren’t always quick to seek medical care, they may tend to ignore incontinence and hope it will simply go away on its own.
February 26, 2024
Originally created to treat Type 2 diabetes, glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists are everywhere. But there are some considerations to keep in mind before turning to weight loss drugs such as Ozempic, Wegovy, Mounjaro and Zepbound.
February 23, 2024
Dr. Nasser Altorki. Credit: Tiffany Walling/Getty Images for WCM. A Weill Cornell Medicine-led research team has been awarded a 2024 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award from the Clinical Research Forum in recognition of an influential 2023 New England Journal of Medicine study on early-stage lung cancer resection.
February 23, 2024
Learn how concussions happen, how to spot the signs and symptoms, and what to do as a caregiver to help keep your loved ones healthy and safe.
February 22, 2024
If you’re Black, you may experience health disparities or higher rates of disease than white people or other minority groups in the U.S.
February 21, 2024
Parents are increasingly concerned about their children’s digital lives, but how can they help them find a healthy balance?
February 20, 2024
In this episode of Back ot Health, Dr. Philip Petrou discusses what patients should know about body aches during the cold season.
February 16, 2024
After Laila Hardy-Johnson found out she was pregnant, she did not expect to receive an accompanying diagnosis of leukemia. Though the news came as a shock, Laila had already faced this disease once before, nearly a decade earlier.