When does a drop of blood become a crystal ball? New screening could change the future of cancer care.
Racing heartbeat? Butterflies in your chest? If it’s not new love, it could be a common heart condition that carries serious consequences.
About 5 million Americans each year are diagnosed with heart valve disease.1 Learn how tiny implantable devices are doing big jobs to restore normal blood flow to the heart’s parts.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 13,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, but the disease can be prevented with vaccination and appropriate screening. Read how researchers in our network are discovering new ways to prevent and treat cervical cancer.
Cost estimators can be a valuable tool. But are they accurate? New research points to one that provides very accurate estimates for historically complex costs: healthcare.
How blood, urine and gene mutations may unlock secrets to lung cancer treatment options.
More than 600 types of drugs exist to treat cancer. A new tool will help doctors supercharge their searches for the ones that will work best for their patients.
Quelling the storms of seizures in people with epilepsy: Part 2 of a series highlighting Sutter epilepsy research
Epilepsy—a neurological disorder caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain—impacts almost 3.4 million nationwide. Despite advances in epilepsy treatment, approximately one-third of adults with the illness experience recurrent seizures. Read more to learn how Sutter researchers are uncovering new clues about how epilepsy develops and how it can be treated more effectively. Stimulating the …
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – An electrical “storm” in the brain causes seizures in people with epilepsy, producing symptoms that may include lapses in consciousness, twitching or jerking movements, weakened or limp muscles, spasms, blurred vision, experiencing unusual smells or tastes, and changes in sensation or emotions. Epilepsy—a neurological disorder caused by abnormal electrical activity in …
BURLINGAME, Calif. – It was a 9-1-1 response three years in the making.