Medical Intel

How negative-pressure wound therapy has changed diabetic foot care

by Tammer Elmarsafi, DPM, Podiatric Surgeon
April 04, 2018

Diabetic foot ulcers can form quickly when a patient gets a cut on their foot and doesn’t realize it. The…

Food for thought: What we eat affects colorectal cancer risk

by Brian Lim Bello, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon
March 27, 2018

Most people know that fruits and vegetables are good for their bodies, but recent research suggests that the foods and…

No Ifs about It: Colonoscopy Prevents Colon Cancer

by Z. Jennifer Lee, MD, Gastroenterologist
March 20, 2018

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of death among cancers that affect both men and women. However, it’s also one…

What Young Adults Need to Know about Colorectal Cancer

by Brian Lim Bello, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon
March 13, 2018

Colorectal cancer has traditionally been considered an older person’s disease. But a study in the Journal of the American Medical…

How mechanical thrombectomy is revolutionizing stroke care

by Rocco A. Armonda, MD, Director, Neuroendovascular Surgery and Surgical Co-Director, Neuro Intensive Care Unit
March 06, 2018

For many years, the number of people who were dying of strokes in the United States had been decreasing steadily….

Are health and fitness apps the future of heart care?

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
February 21, 2018

A patient recently told me she was working to improve her fitness and had noticed unusual spikes in her heart…