Imagine you work in the health care industry: You have the knowledge. You make the rules. Until one day you yourself experience a major health problem. Suddenly, everything changes.
New labels on acetaminophen-containing medications warn consumers of the risk of serious skin reactions that can be fatal. Such reactions are very rare, but consumers need to know the symptoms.
To find out which breakthroughs are set to reshape healthcare in the coming year, Cleveland Clinic asked 100 of its top experts — people who focus on patient care very day.
Today’s plastic surgeons do amazing work. But normal reconstructions are impossible when damage is extensive. Astonishing advances in reconstructive transplantation offer hope. These lengthy, intricate procedures use healthy tissues from deceased donors.
Treating one patient at a time in the worldwide battle with diabetes requires collaboration among pharma, doctors, payers, and patients. Experts discuss devices, pills, and treatment strategies for diabetes.
For people with blindness from retinitis pigmentosa, the new retinal prosthesis — commonly dubbed the “bionic eye” — offers a vision for the future.
Genomics tests save lives and reduce unnecessary treatment. Welcome to the era of precision medicine.
A new neurostimulator device disrupts the severe seizures of epilepsy before they even start.
Sofosbuvir, the first all-oral treatment for hepatitis C, improves outcomes, reduces treatment time and comes with fewer side effects.
Taking cues from technology used in jet airplanes, a new anesthesia management system gathers data and improves life-saving decisions in the operating room.