If you suffer from acid reflux at night, you may get relief in an unexpected way: by sleeping on a specially designed pillow.
If drug therapy doesn’t control your epilepsy and you have other health problems, laser ablation surgery may work for you. Learn more.
Drug-coated balloons are the newest way to treat peripheral artery disease. Research shows they’re more effective than regular balloon angioplasty. But how do they compare to stents and other treatment options?
The thought of having brain surgery can be frightening. Many people think of scars and a shaved head that such a procedure leaves behind. But for people with certain types of brain tumors, there’s now a unique surgical option that doesn’t leave a mark.
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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
Now, “citizen responders” alerted to nearby sudden cardiac arrests can rush to the victim’s side with an automated external defibrillator to restore heart rhythm and save their life.
Women’s health news continues to dominate, inform, and affect our lives and imaginations. Below, I highlight some of the most influential advances in women’s health of this past year. Some involve new treatments or ways to approach therapy that can help many women, particularly after menopause. 1. Hormone therapy after age 65 – A new look … Read More
Every year, Cleveland Clinic presents the top 10 medical innovations — the most influential and potentially beneficial breakthroughs in medicine for the year. This year, three of the 10 innovations related to the human heart. They are: 1. The development of a small leadless pacemaker — We’ve found a way to create a tiny pacemaker, so … Read More
To find out which breakthroughs are set to reshape healthcare in the coming year, Cleveland Clinic asked 110 of its top experts — people who focus on patient care every day — to offer insight. These are their answers, the top 10 innovations for 2015. [mediagrid cat=”2648″ filter=”0″ title_under=”0″ … Read More