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Study Finds Soda Consumption Increases Overall Stroke Risk
2012-04-20 09:13:30

Research is the first to examine soda and stroke risk Researchers from Cleveland Clinic's Wellness Institute and Harvard University have found that greater consumption of sugar-sweetened and low-calorie sodas is associated with a higher risk of stroke. Conversely, consumption of caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee was associated with a lower risk. The study — recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition — is the first to examine soda's effect on stroke...

2012-03-22 13:43:48

Pregnant women with preeclampsia lack key enzyme Researchers have identified an enzyme linked to pregnancy-induced hypertension — also known as pre-eclampsia — a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and swelling due to fluid retention. The findings could be used to better screen for — and treat — this condition. Pregnancy-induced hypertension, which occurs in approximately 10 percent of pregnancies, is a major cause of maternal and fetal...

March Madness Means Basketball, Pizza, and...Vasectomies?
2012-03-17 04:24:08

The promotion promises guys a free pizza and a guilt-free way to watch the NCAA "March Madness" basketball tournament, with their wives' blessings. The only thing they have to do to take advantage of the offer? Get a vasectomy. According to Jessica Pilot of the New York Daily News, the special offer comes courtesy of a Cape Cod, Massachusetts urology clinic, which is encouraging men to undergo the sterilization operation during a time where they can spend the two-to-seven days of required...

2012-03-08 16:33:00

Dr. Martin Newman of Weston, FL has been ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. WESTON, Fla., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A select few physicians were honored with the prestigious 2011 Patients' Choice Award, and this year they include Dr. Martin Newman. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120308/DC67208) Only doctors who have received top scores by their patients and pass other quality measures are awarded the Patients' Choice...

2012-03-08 11:41:00

CLEVELAND, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2011, Cleveland Clinic marked its 90th anniversary in robust fashion, seeing a record number of outpatient visits, improving patient care through clinical and research achievements, opening new outpatient health and surgery centers, and enhancing the system's already-sound financial health. In his annual "State of the Clinic" address, Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Delos M. "Toby" Cosgrove, M.D., reported that the health...

2012-02-22 05:00:00

CLEVELAND and MANHASSET, N.Y., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic and the North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced an agreement to create an "Innovation Alliance" to benefit patients through collaborative innovation and commercialization opportunities. Specifically, they will seek to enhance the discovery, development, deployment and commercialization of new technologies originating from North Shore-LIJ's clinical facilities and its Feinstein Institute for Medical...

2012-02-19 15:37:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Keep Memory Alive's 16th annual Power of Love Gala on Saturday, Feb. 18, at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas brought out some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment to celebrate Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday and raise funds for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and the Muhammad Ali Center. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

Advanced brain tumor treatment is now available and offers a minimally-invasive surgical option to traditional brain radiation and chemotherapy Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Cleveland Clinic´s Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center announces the availability of AutoLITT advanced laser technology treatment for brain tumors. AutoLITT now offers patients with previously inoperable brain tumors, such as glioblastomas, a minimally invasive surgical treatment...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to study the interactions between genomics and Parkinson's disease, Cleveland Clinic has joined the ongoing efforts of 23andMe, a leading personal genetics company, to recruit Parkinson's patients to participate in research by contributing their DNA to a research database and completing online surveys about their health. Currently, little is known about how genes relate to Parkinson's disease, the effectiveness of treatments, or the...

2012-02-13 14:00:00

WINFIELD, Ill., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Health, the newly named health system created through the merger of Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) and Delnor Hospital, today announced an affiliation with Cleveland Clinic for adult medical oncology services. Cadence Health has embarked upon the affiliation to build on an extensive offering of cancer services at its two hospitals and to bring patients access to Cleveland Clinic's expertise in cancer care. This is the first national...