Interventional cardiologists are now using brachytherapy — a radiation treatment usually used to treat cancer — to re-open clogged arteries.
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.
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.
Modern digital imaging allows surgeons to treat previously inoperable conditions; wired operating rooms give instant access to technology during a procedure
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.
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.
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.
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
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.