Health Technology


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

All-Star forward Kevin Durant, of the Golden State Warriors, was forced out of Game 5 of the NBA Finals Monday after he ruptured his right...

June 11, 2019 / 4 min read


Screening Mammograms Key to Early Detection of...

While breast cancer screening recommendations are directed to women age 40 and older, it is also important for younger women to be aware of their...

May 8, 2019 / 3 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


Coronary Calcium Scores: Determining Your Risk to...

A heart scan, also known as a coronary calcium scan or cardiac CT for calcium scoring, is a non-invasive test that helps doctors detect a...

February 25, 2019 / 2 min read


NicView Cameras Keep Parents Connected with NICU...

When Darlene Biltz’s baby, Vincent, was born at 25 weeks in Naples, FL, he weighed just 1 pound, 5 ounces. His premature birth prompted the...

December 6, 2018 / 2 min read


Scalp Cooling Helps Prevent Hair Loss During...

Hair loss is a side effect of chemotherapy that can have a significant impact on the psychological aspect of a breast cancer patient’s treatment and...

October 31, 2018 / 2 min read


Lung Health: Low-dose CT Scan to Detect...

Each year, more Americans die from lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined, according to the American Cancer Society. Rates of lung cancer...

August 2, 2018 / 1 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