Hearing devices are in the midst of a huge change to their delivery model. New, self-programmable options have appeal, but shouldn’t be considered a replacement for the expertise of an audiologist.
Discover how innovation and teamwork transformed the life of a young gunshot wound survivor. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at the third face transplant performed at Cleveland Clinic.
Get a glimpse of the early milestones in the treatment of heart disease in this video, produced in partnership with The New York Times T Brand Studio.
When you have lazy eye, or weaker vision in one eye than the other, doctors often recommend patching, but researchers recently found an interesting alternative for amblyopia: a specially designed video game. In the study, it was found to be more effective than patching.
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With so many car crashes each year, could driverless cars save lives? Technology like this is expected to surge in 2017.
With 3D printing, you can create a perfect model of a person’s heart, lung, liver or other organ. These models have many uses in healthcare. They can help surgeons plan a procedure and help train medical students.
A new option that offers a face-to-face teleconference visit with a doctor is popping up in neighborhood drugstores and grocery stores. These telemedicine healthcare kiosks are a budget-friendly alternative to the walk-in clinics run by drugstore pharmacies. “Telemedicine kiosks are currently being used to diagnose and treat simple, acute illnesses, such as colds and flu, … Read More
A new study finds that pictures of the brain may point out some changes that may be clues to development of Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms emerge. This may help doctors develop better treatments and prevent the disease from progressing. Before symptoms begin Neurological specialists have known for a long time that people with Alzheimer’s disease … Read More
Technology is making all aspects of our lives easier and more convenient – and that includes doctor and healthcare provider visits. Telemedicine is the electronic exchange of health information from one site to another. “Telemedicine can now be used to diagnose medical conditions that may have previously required an office visit,” says internal medicine specialist … Read More
Have you ever heard of someone passing away from a “broken heart”? You may have thought it was a myth. But there actually is a medical condition called takotsubo cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle brought on by extreme stress. Takotsubo often goes by the name “broken heart syndrome.” Cardiomyopathies (Greek for “affliction of … Read More