Healthcare Advances


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

Five months after Louis Zaldivar, 25, tore his Achilles heel while playing basketball, the avid recreational athlete is back to running and jumping. Surgery repaired...

April 30, 2018 / 3 min read


She had a Stroke at 23: ‘This...

Kimberly San Martin was in an exercise class when she started to get dizzy and experienced weakness on her left side. It may be hard...

April 17, 2018 / 2 min read


New Type of Thyroid Surgery Leaves No...

A new surgical technique allows surgeons to operate on the thyroid by accessing it through the lower lip, leaving no visible scar.

April 5, 2018 / 2 min read


Schwarzenegger’s Heart Valve Replacement Surgery: What We...

Actor, former body-building champion and ex-governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 70, is recovering from heart surgery after complications during a minimally invasive procedure to replace...

April 4, 2018 / 3 min read


Merkel Cell Carcinoma: A Different Type of...

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare form of skin cancer that is being diagnosed in more people. The number of cases of Merkel cell carcinoma...

March 21, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Kids Overdosing on Opioids; At-Home Genetic...

Opioid-Related Hospitalizations of Children More Than Doubles As the opioid crisis continues to sweep the nation, children are also falling victim to overdoses from these...

March 9, 2018 / 4 min read


30 Years of Innovation at ISET

The International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) is celebrating its 30th anniversary on Hollywood Beach this week. Created in 1989 by Barry T. Katzen, M.D.,...

February 6, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: DASH, Mediterranean Plans Top ‘Best Diets’...

Nutrition and medical experts have again placed two diets that focus on the health benefits of fruits and vegetables at the top of their list...

January 5, 2018 / 3 min read


Treating Migraines With the Help of Botox...

Migraines are considered the most common disabling brain disorder, characterized by severe headaches that hit about 20 percent of women and 10 percent of men...

January 4, 2018 / 2 min read