Tag: premature birth

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....

December 6, 2018

South Miami Hospital’s NicView Lets Parents See...

Doctors and nurses work around-the-clock at South Miami Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to care for premature and at-risk...

May 9, 2018

Roundup: U.S. Premature Births Rise for First...

The rate of premature births, or “preterm births,” in the United States increased in 2015 for the first time in...

November 4, 2016

Roundup: Global Obesity Rate Has Soared, Study...

Currently, more than one in eight adults are now obese globally-- a ratio that has more than doubled since 1975...

April 1, 2016

Watch Now: Celebrating Life at NICU Reunion

Persistent rain could not dampen the spirits of babies and their families as they celebrated life at the 23rd Annual...

November 18, 2015

Big Advances for the Tiniest Patients

In our modern world of digital photography and social media, very few people have not encountered a photo or video...

November 4, 2013

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Early Detection of Bladder Cancer Gets...

Flexible blue light cystoscopy, a new diagnostic technology available in Florida exclusively at Miami Cancer Institute, is aiding in the early detection of cancer of...

Miami Cancer Institute Pioneers ‘Tumor Treating...

Miami Cancer Institute has begun implementing an innovative, cancer-fighting wearable device known as Tumor Treating Fields, or TTFields, for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. The...

Holiday Heart Attacks: What You Need...

The number of heart-related deaths in the U.S. increases by 5 percent during the December and New Year holidays. With prevention and moderation, it’s possible...

Rare Brain Condition Brings Antigua Man...

Few people know what an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is. Robert Hall certainly didn’t –until he suffered a brain seizure on August 23rd and awoke to...

Roundup: Prediabetes Rising in Young People;...

Prediabetes Rising Among Young Adults, Adolescents, New Study Finds Nearly a quarter of young adults, ages 19 to 34, and a fifth of adolescents, ages...

‘Stents vs. Drugs’ Debate: Shared Decision-Making...

Recent headlines across the nation have referred to a major new study that compared procedures to unclog blocked arteries using stents to a medication-only approach....

Toy Safety 2019: Latest on Hazards,...

Despite the year-round toy safety campaign against unsafe toys by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and private organizations, products are still sold that...

Challenges of Pancreatic Cancer (with Infographic)

Those who are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer usually face many questions, fears and emotions. Pancreatic cancer makes up just 3 percent of cancers in the...

Tips for Defeating Acid Reflux Naturally

GERD, known mostly as “acid reflux,” is the most common reason Americans are referred to gastroenterologists, doctors who specialize in disorders of the digestive system....