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Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2015

Tags: cancer, heart, innovation, innovations

To find out which breakthroughs are set to reshape healthcare in the coming year, Cleveland Clinic asked 110 of its top experts — people who focus on patient care very day.


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Why You Should Pay Attention to Chronic Inflammation

Tags: cancer, heart disease, inflammation, innovation, research

Uncontrolled inflammation plays a role in almost every major disease. Find out why researchers spend so much time understanding it — and what you can do to prevent it now.


Technology provides new set of eyes for your heart surgery

How Modern Imaging Technology Enhances Your Heart Surgery

Tags: digital imaging, Dr. Sabik, heart and vascular institute, heart health, heart surgery, innovation, minimally invasive surgery, modern technology

Modern digital imaging allows surgeons to treat previously inoperable conditions; wired operating rooms give instant access to technology during a procedure


Lung Washing

How “Lung Washing” Helps Patients Breathe Again (Video)

Tags: innovation, lung disease, PAP, pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

The lung disease pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) leaves people gasping for air and relying on oxygen. But there’s hope for cleaner airways through a “lung washing” procedure.


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Crowd Power: A New Way to Solve Health Problems

Tags: HIV, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, innovation, research

Marketers do it. Fundraisers do it. Smartphone apps do it. Now, scientists are turning to the power of the crowd to solve health’s biggest challenges.


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Beware of Getting Your Health Advice From The News

Tags: cleveland clinic, heart, heart and vascular institute, innovation, news, research

Before we accept any health sound bite as fact and begin to make changes because of it, it’s critical to consider a few things. We need to separate fact from fiction. Here's why.


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New Mom Caution, Patients First and Other News of the Week

Tags: blood pressure, innovation, news, patient experience

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss:  Dangerous rise A rise in a new mother’s blood pressure can cause seizures, stroke and even organ shutdown and death. A young mother shares her story of suffering with the life-threatening condition


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SEEG: New Hope for Severe Epilepsy

Tags: brain health, brain surgery, epilepsy, innovation, stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG)

The challenge of epilepsy surgery has been finding the precise part of the brain where seizures originate. A procedure known as SEEG helps doctors pinpoint a seizure’s source, making surgery much more effective.


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Mammograms Save Lives — But They Can Get Better

Tags: biopsy, breast cancer, innovation, mammogram, mammograms, ultrasound

The timing and frequency of mammograms has become controversial. In the future, a new imaging tool could reduce or eliminate mammogram concerns.


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Busting 4 Myths About Stem Cell Research

Tags: diabetes, heart disease, innovation, leukemia, multiple sclerosis, myths, Parkinson's Disease, research, stem cells, stroke

Stem cell research is alive, well and as full of possibilities as ever. Get the facts on this flourishing field.