February 8, 2014 - It's called QardioArm and it provides users with a blood pressure monitoring system that tracks your systolic and diastolic pressures plus heart rate and keeps a comprehensive history with its accompanying smartphone app.
December 3, 2013 - A Cambridge, Massachusetts startup, Editas Medicine, is on a mission to develop life-changing treatments of diseases through a method called genome editing. This involves modification of the human genome to treat diseases at a genetic level.
December 2, 2013 - Two cardiothoracic surgeons at University of Utah Health Care have teamed up to deliver stem cells to a damaged heart in what is described as retrograde heart therapy. The procedure is performed through a catheter and therefore is minimally invasive. It involves injecting stem cells directly into a patient's heart to improve its function.
November 16, 2013 - For those who have been reading my blog for sometime you may remember that I have talked about congenital heart disease (CHD) in a rather personal way because my daughter was born with a complex heart lesion that required multiple surgical
If you turn to the Internet for advice on how to fix your dishwasher, the worst-case outcome is probably an appliance that’s more broken than it was to start with. But Google "how to remove ingrown toenail, " and you could end up with a lot of blood and a nasty infection—or worse. Do-it-yourself healthcare is far from foolproof.
An interesting outcome of the continued debate over Obamacare and its implementation is the broader discussion surrounding the operation of health care in the United States and the actions that can be taken to improve quality and lower costs.
November 6, 2013 - As a Toronto native it is hard not to take note of what has been happening with the mayor of this city and his latest revelations on smoking crack while in a drunken stupor about a year ago.
What does final-stage testing mean when talking about gene therapies?
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