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No. 2 Innovation: Cancer Treatment Gets Personal (Video)

Tags: breast cancer, colon cancer, diagnostic test, genomics, prostate cancer, Top 10 Innovations for 2014

Genomics tests save lives and reduce unnecessary treatment. Welcome to the era of precision medicine.


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Heart Failure Revealed in a Single Breath

Tags: diagnostic test, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart failure, heart health, research

Breathprints may provide an array of health information, including on heart health. New research from Cleveland Clinic is showing that heart failure can be detected in a single exhaled breath.


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Breast Cancer Survivor Treated for Heart Issue

Tags: breast cancer, cancer, cardio-oncology, diagnostic test, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart health, medications, patient story, prevention

Cleveland Clinic Cardio-Oncology Center helps breast cancer survivor beat heart condition, too.


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What is an EKG? (Video)

Tags: abnormal heart beat, arrhythmia, diagnostic test, heart, heart health, understanding heart arteries whiteboards, whiteboard sessions

An electrocardiogram (EKG) gives doctors an inside scoop on how the heart is pumping. Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Umesh N. Khot, MD, explains what an EKG reveals in this white board session.


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A Champion Against Cancer

Tags: cancer diagnosis, diagnostic test, Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma, innovation

Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma isn’t a household name, and not just because it’s a tongue twister. But a new test helps catch this rare form of cancer.


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Lipid Testing With a Side of Breakfast?

Tags: diagnostic test, heart health, news, nutrition, research

Fasting and lipid tests have gone hand in hand for years. The results of a recent large-scale study have challenged conventional thinking about that ubiquitous pre-lipid test fast.


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The Annual Checkup: What Test Results Mean (Video)

Tags: diagnostic test, heart health, news, prevention

Dr. David Frid talks about standard blood tests on local Cleveland show.


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Heart Health After Age 50

Tags: cardiac exam, diagnostic test, Dr. Steven Nissen, heart

Many choose to have a cardiac exam in their 50s and beyond. Cleveland Clinic Cardiologist, Steven Nissen, MD, shares his recommendations.


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18 Innovations: Discovery of a New Cardiovascular Disease Marker

Tags: cleveland clinic, diagnostic test, discover, Dr. Stanley Hazen, Dr. Steven Nissen, heart and vascular institute, heart attack, innovation, research

Maybe it’s the genes. But a large number of people who have heart attacks don’t smoke, have high blood pressure, or high cholesterol. Cleveland Clinic researchers discovered a new way of determining if these “risk free” individuals are actually headed for heart disease.


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Inflammation Ups Heart Disease Risk

Tags: coronary artery disease, diagnostic test, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, news, prevention

It’s not just high cholesterol, a lax diet and lack of exercise that predispose a person for heart disease. And it’s not all genetics. Inflammation in the arteries has been linked to heart attack, sudden death and stroke—and a new test can help identify the risk.