Healthcare Advances


New Promise for Patients with Inoperable Pancreas...

Patients with inoperable pancreas cancer may benefit from an advanced form of radiation therapy now available at Miami Cancer Institute. The technology delivers an unprecedented...

November 23, 2020 / 2 min read


Monitoring Your Health: Benefits and Limits of...

To appreciate the explosion of wearable devices devoted to health that has occurred over the past decade, you need only to visit your mobile device’s...

November 16, 2020 / 3 min read


Meningiomas: Prominent Expert’s Q&A on the Most...

Meningiomas represent about 1 out of 3 primary brain and spinal cord tumors. They are the most commonly diagnosed primary brain tumors in adults. And...

October 20, 2020 / 4 min read


Fighting Pancreatic Cancer With ‘Intra-arterial Chemotherapy’ Via...

Challenging to diagnose and difficult to treat, pancreatic cancer is projected to become the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths this year. The 5-year survival rate...

September 22, 2020 / 4 min read


Cardiac and Kidney Health: Innovative Approach to...

Michael Soltis, a retired executive, had been experiencing difficulties with his kidneys for several years when doctors diagnosed him with heart disease. The conditions may...

September 4, 2020 / 3 min read


Minimally Invasive Innovative Technology Offers Hope for...

A new and sophisticated twist on the technology that brings us images of a fetus in utero will soon be used by physicians at Miami...

August 26, 2020 / 2 min read


Cancer Patient Referred to Miami Cardiac &...

A team of specialists from Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute has performed a relatively new procedure on a 62-year-old breast cancer patient with metastatic disease...

August 25, 2020 / 3 min read


‘Structural Heart’ Treatment: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair...

Removal from a ventilator was a milestone moment for a patient recovering from parainfluenza in Baptist Hospital’s intensive care unit. But when that patient regressed...

August 4, 2020 / 3 min read


Innovation Allows Patients with COVID-19 to Be...

As the volume of patients with COVID-19 continues to challenge healthcare organizations, Baptist Health South Florida is turning to an innovative solution to keep patients...

August 3, 2020 / 2 min read