Healthcare Advances


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


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


Scalp Cooling Helps Prevent Hair Loss During...

Hair loss is a side effect of chemotherapy that can have a significant impact on the psychological aspect of a breast cancer patient’s treatment and...

October 31, 2018 / 2 min read


How Can Proton Therapy Improve Breast Cancer...

Radiation therapy is an effective treatment for breast cancer, but like other therapies it often comes with side effects. Some of the most serious, including...

October 11, 2018 / 2 min read


Heart of the Matter: Advances in Aortic...

The importance of the aortic valve, one of four valves that regulate blood flow through the heart, cannot be overstated. The aortic valve separates the...

September 27, 2018 / 3 min read


Medical Clip Benefits Patients with Severe Heart...

A device called the MitraClip may introduce a life-saving new procedure for patients suffering from severe and difficult-to-treat heart failure, according to a promising new...

September 26, 2018 / 2 min read


Coming Together to Keep You Moving: The...

People who need treatment for orthopedic injuries and conditions will soon have a new and improved place to go in South Florida. The Miami HEAT...

August 23, 2018 / 2 min read