Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Healthcare 2019: Top Advances in Treatments, Prevention

Throughout 2018, the Resource blog has highlighted advances in treatment and prevention at Baptist Health South Florida, sometimes taking the...

December 31, 2018

The Power of Exercise in Reducing High...

Another report has found that regular exercise can benefit one’s health. This time the focus is on individuals who take...

December 27, 2018

Keeping Your Heart Healthy During the Holidays

Pressure to buy gifts, opportunities to overeat and drink too much and expectations to socialize with family and friends are...

December 12, 2018

Live Healthier: Here’s Why U.S. Life Expectancy...

Updated statistics that are concerning public health officials conclude that life expectancy in the United States declined again in 2017....

December 3, 2018

He Started Exercising 3 Weeks After Open-Heart...

Without any apparent symptoms, Antonios Chondros suffered from a heart condition that required open-heart surgery at Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

November 26, 2018

Updated Cholesterol Guidelines Stress Personalized Care, Healthier...

More “personalized” risk assessments and a stronger emphasis on a healthy lifestyle are part of the updated key recommendations in...

November 19, 2018

Targeting Tumors: NanoKnife Advances Minimally Invasive Cancer...

While surgery, radiation and chemotherapy may be the first cancer treatments that come to mind, interventional oncology has become an...

November 8, 2018

After Vital Heart-Valve Surgery: ‘I’m Delighted to...

John Bakewell, a semiretired Nashville executive in the life-sciences industry, says he understands more than most the importance of finding...

October 10, 2018

Prescribed, Pure Omega-3 Fish Oil Lowers Heart...

A new, large clinical trial may be the first step in preventing heart attacks and strokes in some high-risk patients...

October 1, 2018

Heart of the Matter: Advances in Aortic...

The importance of the aortic valve, one of four valves that regulate blood flow through the heart, cannot be overstated....

September 27, 2018

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While the overall cancer rate has been dropping since the early 1990s, the reverse is true for liver cancer. The latest data from the American...

Pregnancy After 35: Risks and Complications

Entertainer Janet Jackson revealed at age 50 that she was pregnant with her first child. Other celebrities, such as Kelly Preston and Halle Berry, have...

Roundup: U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declining;...

U.S. Cancer Death Rate has Dropped 27% in 25 Years The U.S. cancer death rate had been increasing until the early 1990s, but it has...

Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Treat Parkinson’s...

Pete Cotto had an important goal to achieve – walk his daughter down the aisle to get married. But the shaking, tremors and trouble walking...

Healthy Recipe: Chicken Mango Pineapple Tacos

Tacos, a traditional Mexican dish, are easy to make and can be packed with anything in your pantry – rice, beans, eggs, chicken, fish and...

Frozen in Time: Hypothermia Treatment Helps...

When Dwayne Powell (pictured above) deftly dribbles a basketball or sketches one of his stunning drawings, mom Tia Burrows feels more than the usual sense...

4 Tips for Finding the Ideal...

Physical activity. Exercise. Fitness. Recognizing the relationship these words have with each other, with each of us and with our overall health, can be the...

‘TightRope’ Repair for High-Ankle Sprain Gets...

When University of Alabama quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa, takes the field at tonight’s college football national championship game, his ankle will be supported by a device...

Roundup: Mediterranean Diet Ranked No. 1;...

Mediterranean Diet, Focusing on Planted-Based Foods, Wins Top ‘Overall Diet’ Honor for 2019 The so-called Mediterranean diet, which focuses on planted-based foods, whole grains and...