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Fusion Guided Biopsy: A Smarter Way to Look for Prostate Cancer

Tags: biopsy, cancer, MRI, prostate, prostate cancer, prostate cancer screening, PSA, PSA screening, study, ultrasound

Finding prostate tumors that need to be treated versus those that aren’t dangerous isn’t easy. A new technology called fusion guided biopsy combines MRI and ultrasound. The result: a better screening tool.


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Sleep Drunkenness, the Freshman 15 and Other News of the Week

Tags: arthritis, college, contact lenses, eye infections, news, sleep, weight gain

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.


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Back to School May Mean Headache Pain for Your Child

Tags: back to school, children with headaches, Headaches, migraine headaches, migraines

School is not the only thing that begins in the fall. For many children, the stress of returning to classes brings on an unwanted result: headaches.


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Are You Tweeting Away Your Relationships?

Tags: addiction, psychologist, psychology, social media, Twitter

If you use the microblogging platform Twitter a lot, your real-life connections might be in danger. A new study says that too much tweeting can damage your intimate relationships.


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Why Scientists Put Your Diet Under the Microscope

Tags: Crohn's disease, diet, digestive diseases, healthy diet, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis

Painful digestive diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease are on the rise. Find out why researchers focus on the Western diet’s role in risk.


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Back to School, Asthma Advances and Other News of the Week

Tags: cleveland clinic in the news, news

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.


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3 Questions You May Have About Robot-Assisted Surgery

Tags: innovations, robotic surgery, surgery

In robot-assisted surgery, surgeons use an mechanical arm and wrist, allowing them to perform complex medical procedures with great precision, using a minimally invasive approach.


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10 Facts You Need to Know About ALS (Video)

Tags: ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, brain health, Lou Gehrig’s disease, spinal cord

The Ice Bucket Challenge has thousands of people dousing themselves with freezing water to raise awareness of ALS. Get 10 facts about the deadly disease.


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Study: Sleep Apnea Can Make Your Hypertension Harder to Treat

Tags: blood pressure, hypertension, news, sleep, sleep apnea

Some patients with severe untreated obstructive sleep apnea are unable to control their hypertension despite use of multiple meds, a study finds.


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Water: Do You Need 8 Glasses a Day? (Infographic)

Tags: bladder, dehydration, diarrhea, fever, healthy diet, hydration, water

When it comes to drinking water, is the magic number 8 glasses a day? Our experts explain all the factors involved in making sure our bodies get the right amount of fluid every day.