Tag: brain injury

Roundup: Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids; E-Cig...

Activities, Products Linked to Most Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids, Teens Most traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, among children and...

August 2, 2019

‘Alarming’ Brain Study Questions Safety of Tackle...

A new study has found that kids who play tackle football at or before the age of 12 could be...

May 14, 2018

Roundup: Heart & Exercise, Dementia Risk, and...

Being Fit, Active Benefits Even Those With Family History of Heart Disease Exercise is good for your heart and preventing...

April 13, 2018

Roundup: Hip Fractures in Older Women on...

Hip fractures are common among the elderly, and the number of older women who are experiencing this serious injury is...

January 19, 2018

Surviving Brain Aneurysms With Advanced Care

Brain aneurysms — bulges in the walls of blood vessels — are like ticking time bombs in your head. While not...

June 1, 2017

Aphasia: A Disorder More Common Than You...

Every year close to 180,000 people experience aphasia, an acquired communication disorder caused by damage or injury to the left...

June 29, 2016

Concussion Concerns: Ivy League Coaches Move to...

Health concerns about concussions in football continue. Ivy League football coaches recently voted to ban full-contact, tackling from football practices. The...

March 9, 2016

Melanoma Rate Doubles; The Skinny on Healthy...

The rate of diagnoses for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, has doubled between 1982 and 2011, the U.S....

June 5, 2015

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Vaccinations, Hygiene and More: Fighting the...

Schools are back in session this week, but many questions linger regarding infectious diseases – both new and old. The well-established viruses for which children...

NIH-Funded Research Targets Treatment for Brain...

About 30,000 people in the United States suffer a brain aneurysm rupture each year – about one every 18 minutes. Women – primarily between the...

New Brain-Mapping Tech at Baptist Health...

Pioneering brain-mapping software, developed by Omniscient Neurotechnology, allows neurosurgeons to visualize and understand a patient’s neural networks – those that control complex functions such as...

Orthopedic Care: Taking Steps to Address...

Your feet are your body’s foundation, so taking good care of them is important to your overall health. Years of wear and tear, sports injuries,...

Roundup: Higher Rates of Heart-Health Risk...

Projected Higher Rates of Heart Disease Risk Factors to Impact Minorities Most, Researchers Find By the year 2060, projected rates of cardiovascular risk factors and...

Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Using real-time ultrasound imaging during minimally invasive heart procedures is a relatively new advancement that has just recently taken a major step forward with the...

Ask the Psychiatrist: What to Expect...

While awareness of mental health issues and resources have become more mainstream in recent years, a South Florida psychiatrist says that many people who could...

Preventing Cognitive Decline: 5 Tips to...

Preventing cognitive decline has made the news lately. A new study indicates that physical and mental activities as people age can preserve the brain’s processing...

Miami Cancer Institute Launches Global Consortium...

Miami Cancer Institute has spearheaded the creation of the Global Bladder Cancer Consortium (GBCC), a collaboration between the world’s top experts in bladder cancer. Among...

Reading the Medication Labels

The package inserts on medications these days read like a laundry list of potential side effects. How do we know which would be more common...