Emerging Tech


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


Brachytherapy: Radioactive Implants to Fight Brain Tumors...

Brachytherapy is not a well-known term outside of the oncology and neuroscience healthcare fields, but more and more cancer patients are welcoming this treatment option....

October 6, 2020 / 3 min read


Image-Guiding Software Advances Heart Valve, Cath Lab...

An increasing number of patients at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute with structural heart disease can be treated with the latest trans-catheter (non-surgical) techniques, thanks in part...

June 24, 2020 / 2 min read


Breathing Innovation: South Miami Hospital Patient Gets...

A 79-year-old retiree with chronic emphysema, who had trouble breathing at rest, underwent a new life-altering procedure at South Miami Hospital which involves implanting an...

February 13, 2020 / 2 min read


New Robotic-Arm Tech for Knee Replacements Offers...

Robotic-arm assisted surgery for total or partial knee replacements is becoming more common for the growing number of patients suffering from pain caused by arthritis...

February 6, 2020 / 2 min read


Spotting Skin Cancer: Groundbreaking Body Imaging Technology...

Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer. If you know what to look for — such as atypical moles — you...

March 25, 2019 / 3 min read


A ‘Game Changer’ for Treating Tumors at...

When 87-year-old Manny Avila was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the prognosis was devastating. “They gave him 2 months to live. The doctors said not to...

October 17, 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


Gene Therapy: New Cancer-Fighting Era Gets FDA...

Gene therapy – a quickly evolving new frontier in the fight against cancer –  has advanced another crucial step with the approval by the U.S....

October 24, 2017 / 3 min read