Science


Roundup: Alcohol Use Linked to Higher Risk...

Consuming alcoholic beverages regularly -- whether it's ight, moderate, or heavy use -- may increase your risk of developing several cancers, including those of the breast,...

November 10, 2017 / 4 min read


Gene Therapy: New Cancer-Fighting Era Gets FDA...

Gene therapy – a quickly evolving new frontier in the fight against cancer –  has advanced another crucial step with the approval by the U.S....

October 24, 2017 / 3 min read


Brain-Implanted Device Helps Ease Seizures (Video)

A small device manufactured in Silicon Valley, referred to as the RNS System, can monitor and respond to brain activity, somewhat like a pacemaker responds...

October 23, 2017 / 2 min read


Walking Past Peripheral Artery Disease – PAD...

Miami resident Michael Greenman talks about being treated for peripheral artery disease, or PAD, at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute.

October 19, 2017 / 2 min read


Tiny Heart Pump, Specialized Care Saved His...

Miguel Machin, 48, says he owes his life to a collaborative effort by specialized physicians and nurses at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute at Baptist...

October 16, 2017 / 3 min read


Breast Cancer Roundup: Radiation Therapy ‘Not as...

The majority of patients who have radiation therapy for breast cancer say the treatment isn’t as “scary” as they thought it would be, according to a...

October 6, 2017 / 3 min read


‘Circadian Rhythm’ Nobel Prize Spotlights Sleep Health

To many, circadian rhythm has become a concept synonymous with sleep patterns or sleep deprivation. Yet, prior to the 1980s and 1990s, few understood the...

October 5, 2017 / 2 min read


Complex Artery Repair Gave Him His Life...

When a coronary artery, which supplies oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle, is completely or nearly completely blocked, it is known as chronic total occlusion,...

September 19, 2017 / 3 min read


Mosquito Protection: Don’t Let Your Guard Down

Even with a somewhat diminished Zika threat — for now — mosquito season remains in full swing for South Florida through September and precautions are...

August 21, 2017 / 3 min read