Anant Mandawat

Medicine Today: Palliative care can help ease symptoms

Heart failure
affects over 5 million Americans and is responsible for approximately
20... Read more

Medicine Today: Research compares community to obesity

In our busy lives, being physically active can be difficult.

Because exercise is linked to lower rates of... Read more

Less sleep increases odds of catching a cold, study finds

As we are asked to do more with less time, a common victim is how long we sleep. A new study in the journal... Read more

Study ties long work hours to stroke risk

You might have heard the expression, “My boss is working me to death.” A new study in The Lancet suggests that people who work long hours... Read more

Antibiotics are optional treatment for appendicitis

Appendicitis, or inflammation of the appendix, occurs in 250,000 people each year in the US. The standard treatment is surgery to remove the... Read more

Mandawat: Drug combo gives melanoma patients hope

Although medicine has made advances in the treatment of many cancers, the death rate from melanoma has not improved in the last 30 years.... Read more

Memories stay better in active, fit minds

At a recent clinic visit, an elderly patient pointed to a young woman sitting in the same room and asked me, “Who is she?” I looked at the young... Read more

Study casts doubt on 'an apple a day keeps the doctor away'...

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?

Since it was introduced in Wales in the 1860s, the concept of “an apple a day keeps the... Read more