Science


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 that began...

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


Roundup: Colorectal Cancer Deaths Rise in Young...

Death rates from colorectal cancer in the U.S. have increased in adults under 55 in the last 10 years, according to a new report. The...

August 11, 2017 / 2 min read


Sleep Disturbances May Increase Risk for Alzheimer’s

Research on the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease has uncovered toxic proteins that interrupt signals firing between neurons. Those signals play an important role...

July 31, 2017 / 3 min read


McCain’s Brain Cancer Diagnosis: A Tough Battle...

The type of brain tumor that doctors removed from Senator John McCain last week is known as a glioblastoma, a highly malignant form of cancer...

July 20, 2017 / 2 min read


Baby Anderson’s Surgery: A Second Chance at...

Anderson Destine is only nine months old, but he has already received a second chance at life. The Haitian boy was born with a large...

July 17, 2017 / 3 min read