PATIENT STORY

Haunted by the heart

Those of Dutch descent are particularly vulnerable to a genetic heart disorder that can cause sudden death.

July 24, 2017 5
PATIENT STORY

Stroke survivor—again

With rapid medical attention, John Hoyt quickly triumphed over his second stroke.

July 19, 2017 2

Taking the stairs may soon get easier

New high-tech steps recycle climbers' energy, making the ascent less tough.

July 19, 2017 0

CT scans could help gauge heart attack risk

Researchers aim to identify vulnerable patients before damage becomes irreversible.

July 18, 2017 0

FDA widens access to ‘cooling cap’ to stop hair loss in cancer patients

Treatment now approved for patients receiving chemotherapy for solid tumors.

July 16, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

Bringing out the inner beauty

Amid the exhausting battles, cancer patients enjoy a welcome pause to find transformation and courage in henna tattoo crowns.

July 10, 2017 1

Got the latest baby gadget? Follow the rules

A child safety expert says it's critical to respect the guidelines.

July 9, 2017 0

Bye-bye flu shot, hello patch?

Early results appear promising for dissolvable microneedle vaccine.

July 8, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

No shrinking violet

Violet Rohrer will do what it takes to fight peritoneal cancer, including clinical trials of promising new drugs.

July 5, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

‘A year later—and here I am’

Nick Paradiso blamed allergies for his breathing troubles. A quick trip to the ER revealed something more concerning.

June 30, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘The most perfect little guy’

Sweet and smiley Camden Cardona has a rare genetic disease―tuberous sclerosis―and a team of experts to help him.

June 26, 2017 4

There’s hope in the fight

A pediatric gastroenterologist offers 4 top tips to help your youngster in the battle against inflammatory bowel disease.

June 22, 2017 0