Healthcare Advances


Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor is...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

January 17, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: Moderna/Pfizer Confirm Booster Protection from Omicron;...

Latest on Effectiveness of Moderna/Pfizer Boosters Against Omicron Variant Moderna has released preliminary data finding that a third dose of its vaccine, a 50-microgram booster,...

December 23, 2021 / 4 min read


New Oxygen-Infusion Therapy Vastly Improves Recovery of...

Patients who suffer the so-called “widow-maker” heart attack — which involves the near closure of the left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery — have a...

December 15, 2021 / 3 min read


Stem Cell Transplant Saves Young Mother With...

Like most Saturday mornings for Daymara Cano, June 5, 2020, began with plans of having breakfast with her husband and their two young children and...

December 8, 2021 / 4 min read


Destroying Liver Tumor with Sound Waves: Baptist...

A 72-year-old man diagnosed with liver cancer was the first patient in South Florida to have his tumor destroyed by high-intensity, focused ultrasound pulses. The...

December 7, 2021 / 3 min read


Minimally Invasive ‘HiFU’ Beat Her Essential Tremor:...

Life with “essential tremor” — one of the most common movement disorders — is disruptive and debilitating. So much that just handling a glass of...

December 1, 2021 / 3 min read


Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute First in...

When it comes to implanting state-of-the-art devices to reduce the risk of strokes in patients with an irregular heartbeat, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute has...

November 11, 2021 / 3 min read


Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is First...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health, became the first center in South Florida to implant a new sensor, the Cordella System, in...

November 1, 2021 / 3 min read


Pain Management Solutions: More Options Help Chronic...

At least 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease...

September 27, 2021 / 3 min read