Summer Feet: Five Tips for Protection
As summer approaches, the season for flip-flops and sandals also arrives. Dr. Ioli advises caution when making the switch to sandals from closed-toe shoes and offers some helpful tips to protect your feet during Summer.
VirScan Reveals Viral History from a Single Drop of Blood
This test uses a single drop of blood to determine which of more than 1,000 different viruses currently infects or has previously infected a person.
Gynecologic Cancer: Understanding Surgical Treatment Options
For many women with gynecologic cancers, surgery is often the first line of defense. Dr. Feltmate explains surgical options to treat these gynecologic cancers.
Advances in Stem Cell Transplants
A stem cell transplant is a lifesaving treatment that provides healthy stem cells for patients with blood cancers and other diseases.
Daughter Donates Stem Cells to Honor Dad’s Successful Transplant
Lauren Marsden joined DKMS/Delete Blood Cancer Registry during freshman orientation at St. Anselm’s College for the same reason she majored in nursing: She wanted to help others.
Breast Reconstruction: New Surgical Approaches
Plastic surgeons at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) are now offering women several new options for breast reconstruction after a mastectomy.
Patient-Centered Care: What Does It Mean for You?
Health care is changing rapidly due to several factors, including legislative reform, technological innovation, and changes in the practice of medicine. One example is patient-centered care, a term that is frequently used in the media.
Emergency vs. Urgent Care: What's the Difference?
Your daughter just twisted her ankle while playing outside, and her foot and ankle have become quite swollen. Are you unsure about whether to bring her to an emergency department (ED) or to an urgent care center?
Reducing Patient Falls: Primary Care Setting May Hold the Key
Although falling is a major public health problem among older adults, a growing body of research shows that fall injuries can be prevented through assessment, care plans, and follow-up by primary care providers.
Treating and Preventing Kidney Stones
Kidney stones are common and can cause significant pain and discomfort. Fortunately, there are things you can do to lower your risk of developing stones.
Reversing Hearing Loss with New Cells
Researchers recently discovered a potential way to address one of the primary causes of hearing loss, which often worsens with age.
The Power of Radiology to Diagnose and Heal
Novel use of imaging is changing the way many complex diseases are being diagnosed and treated.
Using Sound Waves to Treat a Wide Spectrum of Diseases
Doctors and researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital have been channeling ultrasonic waves to treat major conditions and diseases, including movement disorders and cancer.