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November 23, 2021

At the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2021, Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH, professor and Lewis B. Saltz Chair of the Department of Surgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was elected to the position of chair of the ACS Board of Regents…

November 16, 2021

With November as National Diabetes Awareness Month, now is the time for a check-up and a discussion with a physician about testing and treatment options.

November 12, 2021

The George Washington University has tapped Michael K. Rosner, MD, professor of Neurological Surgery, to serve as the interim chair of the GW Department of Neurological Surgery. The department, known for excellence in patient care and for training generations of neurological surgeons, offers…

November 12, 2021

Faysal Haroun, MD, a hematology and oncology specialist with the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates and the GW Cancer Center, as well as an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences,…

November 11, 2021

The George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates, along with the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, had more than 200 physicians, across 40 specialties, recognized as among the best doctors in the greater Washington, D.C., area in Washingtonian’s 2021 Top Doctors.

November 4, 2021

CBD – or cannabidiol, the second most prevalent active ingredient in cannabis – and active cannabinoids are gaining attention in the beauty industry. Despite ongoing claims confusion, complex regulatory hurdles and a lack of consumer confidence due to greenwashing, the popularity is especially…

November 3, 2021

George Washington University researchers have identified a key molecule in certain kinds of breast cancers that prevent immune cells from entering tumors and killing the cancer cells inside. The paper and its findings, published today in Nature, could pave the way toward a new treatment for…

November 3, 2021

For the average human without a chronic scalp condition, going to the hair salon can feel like a real luxury. On the flip side, for folks with scalp psoriasis—a condition that impacts 45% to 56% of people living with the inflammatory skin disorder—a trip to the salon can be both stressful and…

November 2, 2021

Treatment for hyperhidrosis depends on where on your body you're sweating and may require trying different approaches, or a combination, to find relief.

October 28, 2021

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, every two minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. When it’s caught early, before it’s had the chance to spread, however, the five-year survival rate for patients is 99%.