Science


Roundup: Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids; E-Cig...

Activities, Products Linked to Most Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids, Teens Most traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, among children and teens in the United States...

August 2, 2019 / 4 min read


Delving Into DNA at Miami Cancer Institute’s...

Cancer, unlike any other disease, is a genetic disorder. It is the result of genetic mutations in the DNA of our cells that lead to...

July 30, 2019 / 2 min read


‘Early Mobility’ Gets ICU Patients Home Faster

The simple act of breathing is so automatic we don’t even think about it – especially when we’re asleep. Unless you’re Anthony Joseph Plater, who...

July 16, 2019 / 2 min read


Defying the Odds: He Survives Twice-Ruptured Brain...

A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training three times a week. But...

July 9, 2019 / 2 min read


Facts About ‘Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ and Precautions You...

After two cases of “flesh-eating bacteria” infections were reported recently from contact with waters off Florida’s west coast and panhandle, public health officials and physicians...

July 8, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Working Overtime and Stroke Risk; Coffee...

Working Long Hours, Over 10 Years, May Increase Risk of Stroke, Study Finds Stress from too many hours at work over several years may increase...

June 28, 2019 / 4 min read


Her Skin Condition Called for ‘Scarless’ Parathyroid...

About two years ago, Lynette Boodhoo was told by her endocrinologist that he needed to monitor her hyperparathyroidism. But this past January, Mrs. Boodhoo was...

June 24, 2019 / 2 min read


First in S. Florida: New ‘WEB’ Device...

It’s called WEB, short for Woven EndoBridge, and it’s a self-expanding mesh ball made of nickel titanium that is implanted within aneurysms located in the...

June 18, 2019 / 3 min read


Motion Analysis Fine-Tunes Rehab of Orthopedic Injuries...

All-Star forward Kevin Durant, of the Golden State Warriors, was forced out of Game 5 of the NBA Finals Monday after he ruptured his right...

June 11, 2019 / 4 min read