Healthcare Advances


Facts on Hip Fractures: They’re Very Common...

More than 300,000 people every year in the U.S. suffer a hip fracture, and most of them involve individuals 60 years or older who are...

June 22, 2021 / 3 min read


Roundup: CDC Update on COVID-19 and Pregnancy;...

CDC: More Pregnant Women Should be Getting Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Pregnant women are at increased risk for severe illness and death from COVID-19, compared with...

June 18, 2021 / 4 min read


Men: Know Your Genetics to Lower Your...

A gene mutation that could put you at higher risk for cancer is just as likely to come from your father as your mother. Unfortunately,...

June 14, 2021 / 5 min read


Repairing Compression Fractures: Key Research Bolstered Success...

Vertebral compression fractures most often occur in people with severe osteoporosis who have weak or brittle bones. Common daily activities can cause a segment of...

June 7, 2021 / 2 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: U.S. Testing Booster Shots; New...

U.S. Launches Clinical Trial to Test COVID Vaccine Booster Shots The U.S. government’s National Institutes of Health (NIH) has started a clinical trial during which...

June 4, 2021 / 4 min read


Update on COVID-19 Vaccines: Baptist Health Experts...

As the number of U.S. adults vaccinated against COVID-19 has surpassed the 50 percent mark, cases and hospitalizations continue to decline while optimism for a...

June 2, 2021 / 4 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Half of U.S. Adults Fully...

CDC Update: 50% of U.S. Adults Fully Vaccinated; 62% have Received at Least One Dose Declining trends nationwide in deaths, positive cases, and hospitalizations due...

May 28, 2021 / 4 min read


Miami Cancer Institute Achieves ‘Summit’ With Experts...

In the U.S., nearly 180,000 people were diagnosed with a form of blood cancer in 2020, according to the Leukemia & Lymphoma society. As clinical...

May 26, 2021 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: ‘Compelling’ Data on Vaccine Effectiveness;...

CDC: Latest ‘Real World’ Study Confirms Effectiveness of Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines New research released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is...

May 21, 2021 / 4 min read