Every 10 minutes, a new person adds his or her name to the national waiting list for an organ transplant. Some people die waiting, while many of us don’t even realize we can help.
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American medicine has made astonishing strides over the past 50 years. This doesn't come cheap, though. While healthcare cost much less 60 years ago, no one is calling for a return to 1950s medicine.
Here’s a less-known, but effective, prostate cancer treatment: freeze the cancer cells. Cryotherapy offers an excellent option for some prostate cancer patients, experts say.
In 2012, a National Lung Screening Trial showed evidence in favor of using low-dose computed tomography to detect lung cancer early. In 2014, the CT scan has become the standard of care.
For the more than 6 million Americans who are living with Alzheimer’s, holding on to a memory is not a choice. Unless we find a cure, or stop the progression, projections indicate that by 2050 there could be as many as 16 million people living with Alzheimer’s.
We know you’re busy and probably didn't catch every piece of health and medical news that hit the Web this week. Here are a few stories featuring Cleveland Clinic experts we know you won’t want to miss.
With one salad, you can get the four daily servings of vegetables you need. Learn how to create a salad brimming with color, texture, flavor and nutrition — and discover do’s and don’ts from a dietitian.
Oil-pulling is swishing a teaspoon of oil in your mouth for 20 minutes every day, then spitting it out. The Indian folk practice is becoming a fad because of celebrity endorsements.
It’s a low-tech but powerful tool in the fight against some cancers. Hyperthermia delivers targeted heat to fight stubborn cancer cells and protect healthy cells. It's often used in conjunction with radiation.