FRAX is a great starting point for assessing fracture risk, but like all tools, its usefulness in guiding treatment decisions depends on the knowledge and skill of the user.
Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Program Yields Measurable Improvements in Chronic Daily Headache with Migraine
When chronic daily headache with migraine leads to functional disability in children, rehabilitation may be in order. We share results of an intensive, interdisciplinary rehab program in a series of 111 children.
Six Cornerstones of Wellness
Nurses are the ultimate caregivers, but what happens when they fail to take care of their own well-being? Cleveland Clinic’s CNP in Employee Wellness offers six cornerstones of wellness and awareness for work-life balance.
Study Probes the Consequences of Metabolic Syndrome in Kidney Disease
Six percent of Americans have both chronic kidney disease and metabolic syndrome. A Cleveland Clinic study looks for associations among metabolic syndrome, end stage renal disease and death.
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Microglia Shown to Benefit Injured Brains (Video)
Microglia have been identified as bad actors in the development of chronic brain disease. But these debris-collecting cells actually perform good deeds after traumatic injury.
New VEGF-A Variant May Be Cancer Inhibitor (Video)
The protein VEGF-A, long known to promote angiogenesis in tumors, can now be tweaked into a powerful inhibitor of blood vessel formation.
On the Horizon: A New Paradigm for Battling Colorectal Cancer
From a brand-new, 377,000-square-foot cancer building opening in 2017 to standardizing care, discover how Cleveland Clinic is changing the way it delivers colorectal cancer care.
APN Earns Leadership Role at Family Health Center
Catherine Quinn-Welsh, CNP, is the first advanced practice nurse to be named section head of Community Pediatrics at one of Cleveland Clinic’s 18 family health centers. She serves as a beacon of what APNs can achieve.
First Study of DBS for Thalamic Pain (Video)
Many factors contribute to the sensation we call pain. A new study is the first to address the emotional component of thalamic pain using deep-brain stimulation.
Scleroderma Research: The Chronic Management Challenges of a Once-Fatal Disease
Modern treatments have transformed scleroderma from a fatal condition to a chronic illness. However, many challenges remain to find better ways to manage this debilitating disease and its many complications.