There are many conditions beyond coronary heart disease that may be helped by rehab.
Some evidence does support statin use for aortic aneurysm but it depends on a variety of factors.
If you are seeking a second opinion, it’s important that the hospital or medical center you are considering has a lot of experience treating patients with the same condition as you.
Many people in need of mitral valve surgery also have an irregular heartbeat, and a procedure called ablation is often used to correct it. In the largest study of its kind, researchers find both issues can be addressed successfully during the same surgery.
Thyroid patients can’t manage their condition through diet. However, eating the wrong foods or taking the wrong supplements can cause trouble.
Monte and his wife Sandi, residents of Oklahoma, decided to explore their options at Cleveland Clinic after Monte's heart murmur was no longer asymptomatic.
If you’ve noticed that your cardiologist’s or internist’s advice about how to keep your heart healthy changes over time, you’re not alone.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe vision loss in adults over age 60.
ConsumerMedical today announced that it will offer its members remote expert opinion services through an agreement with Cleveland Clinic, a world-class medical facility and one of America’s top five hospitals, as named by U.S. News & World Report.
One is already approved, another one nearing approval.
Starting a new year, which many celebrate by looking ahead, may be a time of special reflection for those who are undergoing or who have finished cancer treatment.
You may be familiar with radiation and chemotherapy as cancer treatments. But a lesser-known treatment, immunotherapy, is helping patients fight cancer in a different way — by boosting the immune system.
Young breast cancer patients have special concerns. Their cancers tend to be more advanced, more aggressive, more likely to be caused by an inherited defective gene, and may respond differently to treatment than do breast tumors in older women.
Staying healthy over the holidays is all about taking care of ourselves.
If your heart isn’t beating at the right rate or rhythm, doctors have several options to help you.
When hip pain begins to interfere with activities and hobbies, seeking out a professional opinion with an orthopedic surgeon can help determine the available options.
Robert Hobbs, MD, explains in this whiteboard session how this abnormality of the heart muscle may lead to heart failure.
Vasculitis is a family of diseases many people haven’t heard of. In recent years, however, this has started to change — good news for people with vasculitis and the doctors who care for them.
Are you considering adopting a child or becoming a foster parent? Pediatrician Elaine Schulte, MD, Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, says adoptive and foster parents may experience some challenges, but it’s important for them to approach this responsibility with an open heart and mind.
If you’ve noticed that your cardiologist’s or internist’s advice about how to keep your heart healthy changes over time, you’re not alone. If your doctor tells you at one visit that you need a certain diagnostic test or medication and at the next one tells you that a different one is better, there’s usually a good reason.
The reality is that only a minority of cancer is caused by a specific cause, and our ability to prevent it is relatively modest. Yes, a healthy lifestyle and recommended cancer screenings are important, but we need to understand their limitations and not place blame when bad things happen anyway.
Thanksgiving dinner is the ultimate family feast. Overeating turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, glazed sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie has become a national pastime.
Any discomfort in a prescribed diagnosis or treatment plan should prompt another opinion. Patients can be their own advocate and find the most appropriate physician for their suspected disease.
If you have problems with your pancreas — pancreatic cancer or pancreatitis, for example — surgery may provide some good options for treatment.
Patients can experience multiple benefits from obtaining a MyConsult Online Medical Second Opinion Consultation. Cleveland Clinic physicians Jason Knight, MD and R. Douglas Orr, MD say the physicians who provide these second opinion reports can enjoy multiple advantages as well.
Minimally invasive surgery – which came to the Cleveland Clinic 18 years ago – evolved to become the standard of care for isolated aortic and mitral valve disease.
Seeking out a second doctor can provide clarity and a sense of reassurance.
The thought of having brain surgery can be frightening. Many people think of scars and a shaved head that such a procedure leaves behind. But for people with certain types of brain tumors, there’s now a unique surgical option that doesn’t leave a mark.
For many patients, it has become a routine part of the medical process: Get a diagnosis or treatment plan and then seek a second opinion.
If a biopsy shows that you have prostate cancer, there may be several ways to go with treatment. Some types are potentially 100 percent treatable and curable.
If you want advice on heart health, you ask a cardiologist. If you want to know why your Labrador is limping, you turn to your veterinarian. If you have questions about your diet — well, that’s another story.
In recent entertainment news, celebrities have talked about the importance of seeking a second medical opinion when you face a serious medical diagnosis.