Science


Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Pete Cotto had an important goal to achieve – walk his daughter down the aisle to get married. But the shaking, tremors and trouble walking...

January 10, 2019 / 3 min read


Frozen in Time: Hypothermia Treatment Helps Teen...

When Dwayne Powell (pictured above) deftly dribbles a basketball or sketches one of his stunning drawings, mom Tia Burrows feels more than the usual sense...

January 9, 2019 / 4 min read


‘TightRope’ Repair for High-Ankle Sprain Gets Athletes...

When University of Alabama quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa, takes the field at tonight’s college football national championship game, his ankle will be supported by a device...

January 7, 2019 / 2 min read


Healthcare 2019: Top Advances in Treatments, Prevention

Throughout 2018, the Resource blog has highlighted advances in treatment and prevention at Baptist Health South Florida, sometimes taking the lead or reflecting on national...

December 31, 2018 / 5 min read


Roundup: Strength-Building vs. Cardio; No Honey for...

Strength Building Exercises Could Benefit Heart Health More than Aerobics, Study Finds While both aerobic activity and strength-building exercises are very beneficial to overall health,...

November 23, 2018 / 4 min read


Mosquito-borne Dengue Case Reported in Miami-Dade —...

Florida health officials have confirmed a locally acquired case of mosquito-borne dengue fever in Miami-Dade County. It is the first case of dengue this year....

November 21, 2018 / 3 min read


Antibiotic Resistance on the Rise — Here’s...

Antibiotics used as frontline treatment to fight bacterial infections have saved millions of lives, but a new report is raising the red flag about how...

November 14, 2018 / 2 min read


Hand Sanitizer vs. Soap and Water for...

During the time of year when occurrences of flu and other respiratory infections increase, public health departments, hospitals, pediatricians and family doctors all beat the...

November 12, 2018 / 3 min read


Targeting Tumors: NanoKnife Advances Minimally Invasive Cancer...

While surgery, radiation and chemotherapy may be the first cancer treatments that come to mind, interventional oncology has become an essential component of the multidisciplinary...

November 8, 2018 / 2 min read