Think vaccines are just for kids? Adults need protection, too! Some diseases have serious — and even deadly — consequences later in life. Discover which vaccines every adult needs.
About 2.7 million people in the U.S. are living with chronic hepatitis C, but many don’t know they have it. Baby Boomers are particularly at risk, so it’s best to get tested.
Women’s health news continues to dominate, inform, and affect our lives and imaginations.
Liver cancer is on the rise in the United States, but less-invasive laparoscopic surgery is easing treatment for some patients. Cancer of the liver is becoming more common due to such factors as hepatitis C, as well as another condition called non-alcohol fatty liver disease. Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common type of liver cancer. … Read More
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Impressive new oral therapies are now available to combat hepatitis C infections, a growing problem for the baby boomer generation. New oral medications will hit the market over the next 12 to 24 months to join a growing list of available therapies. In some cases, taking once-a-day pills for as little as eight weeks will … Read More
Each year, there are changes in healthcare worth noting. As we look back at 2013, here are 10 important health highlights for women that include advancements, greater knowledge and new warnings as well.
Cleveland Clinic asked more than 100 of its top experts about the innovations set to reshape healthcare in the coming year. These are their answers — the Top 10 Innovations for 2014. For the 4 million people in the United States with a hepatitis C infection, treatment options have improved greatly in the past three … Read More
Collaboration has always, and will always, further discoveries in science and medicine. Recently, I’ve witnessed the renewal of a six-year, $64.6 million dollar NIH grant awarded to Cleveland’s Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC). The grant will be shared by Cleveland Clinic, University Hospital Case Medical Center, MetroHealth System, and the Louis Stokes VA Medical … Read More