Diastolic dysfunction is when your heart can’t relax fast enough after each beat. Diastolic dysfunction raises your risk of death. Here’s what you need to know.
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.
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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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
Contributor: William Seitz, MD, orthopaedic surgeon Arthritis of the shoulder, elbow and wrist can leave you in pain and feeling weak. It also can create a substantial loss of mobility and function. The good news is that there are some very effective techniques to addressing this problem, even in severe cases. Struggling with day-to-day function … Read More
Find out why inflammation has become a public health enemy. Our experts discuss the science.
“I feel like the elephant is off my chest.” Those are the words anesthesiologist Basem Abdelmalak, MD, hopes to hear from a patient after a lung lavage procedure. Commonly called “lung washing,” this procedure treats the rare lung disease pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP). For patients with PAP, a substance called surfactant builds up in their … Read More
SEEG, or stereoelectroencephalography, can improve the success rates in surgery for severe epilepsy. Find out why this is truly a breakthrough.
Remember stem cell research? In the mid-2000s, it became one of the biggest hot-button topics in medical research. The debate has grown quieter since then. But don’t mistake silence for a lack of activity. Stem cell research is alive, well and as full of possibilities as ever. Below are a few common myths about this … Read More