Healthcare Advances


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


Having Children After Cancer: What to Know...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While some therapies to improve cancer...

July 23, 2018 / 2 min read


Genetic Testing for Cancer Prevention, Early Detection

Research shows people who have hereditary cancer gene mutations could be at risk of getting cancer earlier in life. And because advances in genetic screening...

July 12, 2018 / 1 min read


How 3D Mammograms Help Detect Breast Cancer...

“3D mammography gives us a clearer picture of breast tissue, especially in patients with dense breasts,” said Darlene Da Costa, M.D., a radiologist at Bethesda...

July 5, 2018 / 2 min read


Defeating Cancer: Immunotherapy Takes Another Promising Turn

Over the last few years, immunotherapy has evolved into a very promising new frontier for fighting some types of cancers, sometimes reprogramming a person’s own...

June 18, 2018 / 4 min read


Thousands of Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip...

As many as 60,000 women a year in the U.S. with certain types of early-stage breast cancer could benefit from treatments that are less invasive...

June 7, 2018 / 3 min read


New 24-Hour Stroke Protocol Treats More At-Risk...

A new protocol for treating patients with the most common type of stroke – the type triggered by a blood clot that reduces or stops...

May 21, 2018 / 3 min read