Many people take vitamin E supplements thinking the antioxidant will help fight or stave off lung cancer. A new study suggests that those supplements have exactly the opposite effect in mice.
Your heart valves regulate blood flow but when advanced valve disease causes problems, valve replacement surgery may be necessary. Surgeons look to two trials on new approaches to improve on patient outcomes.
We know disturbed sleep can result in lowered alertness the next day. While a recent study suggests serious repercussions for cancer patients, its value may lie in providing a basis for more research.
Some growth plate injuries cause kids’ arm and leg bones to prematurely stop growing. Cleveland Clinic researchers hope to translate test tube findings into the ability to regenerate damaged growth plates in kids’ bodies.
A new study suggests that vitamin D levels for patients in the early stages of multiple sclerosis strongly predict the severity of the incurable disease and how quickly it progresses.
Did you know you may be consuming extra calories that can lead to weight gain if you’re not getting enough sleep? Research in the last 50 years is unearthing just how important sleep is to heart health.
Concussions can strike the upper spinal cord as well as the brain, and football players are especially susceptible. The long-term effects of spinal cord concussions aren’t known, so careful return-to-play guidance is key.
We may be entering a postantibiotic era, where drug-resistant “superbugs” threaten our health and economy. Learn how science is fighting these superbugs.
The discovery of how the carrier of so-called “good” cholesterol becomes dysfunctional represents the first step toward creating new tests and treatments for cardiovascular disease.
Cleveland Clinic cardiologists have found that a relatively simple treadmill stress test provides valuable insight about long-term medical outcomes in heart patients with a leaky mitral valve.