Cleveland Clinic Research Shows ‘Estimated Age’ from Exercise Stress Test is Better Indicator than Actual Age of How Long You Live

Cleveland Clinic researchers have developed a tool to calculate a person’s physiological age based on their exercise performance during a stress test and found this is a better predictor of how long they’ll live compared to their actual age. Researchers studied 126,356 patients who were referred for an exercise treadmill testing at Cleveland Clinic between … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Opens New Electrophysiology Lab

AKRON, Ohio: Cleveland Clinic Akron General has opened a newly renovated Electrophysiology Lab, bringing state-of-the-art care to patients for irregular heart rhythms, implants, and cardiac testing. The $2.8 million renovation includes a two-room electrophysiology suite that doubles Akron General’s capacity to perform highly complex cases. It includes a robotic navigation system, imaging system, 3D cardiac … Read More

Kroger To Add New Heart Surgery Benefit with Cleveland Clinic through Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgery expertise is now accessible at little or no cost to eligible Kroger Co. associates and dependents on the company-sponsored health care plan through the Cleveland Clinic Cardiac Concierge Program in partnership with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio (Anthem) and its affiliated health plans.  The program provides access to … Read More

Los estadounidenses están preocupados por su peso, pero no entienden el vínculo con las afecciones cardíacas y la salud en general

Una encuesta de Cleveland Clinic ha encontrado que aunque la mayoría de los estadounidenses (88 por ciento) entienden que existe una conexión entre un corazón sano y un peso saludable, la mayoría no hace lo suficiente, si es que hacen algo, para combatir sus propios problemas de peso. La encuesta encontró que al 74 por … Read More

California-based Kaweah Delta launches affiliation with Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute

VISALIA, Calif. – Kaweah Delta joined forces with Cleveland Clinic’s Heart & Vascular Institute, the No. 1 ranked heart program in the U.S., in an effort to help further elevate services for people seeking cardiovascular care in the Central Valley. As an affiliate, the two organizations will stay independent and physicians and staff in Kaweah Delta’s … Read More

Breastfeeding Rates Increase When Newborn Baths Delayed

While it has been standard practice for decades to whisk newborns off to a bath within the first few hours of their birth, a new Cleveland Clinic study found that waiting to bathe a healthy newborn 12 or more hours after birth increased the rate of breastfeeding exclusivity during the newborn hospital stay. The paper … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Obtains Sole Investigational New Drug License for GE180 Tracer to Detect Neuroinflammation in the Brains of Those with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease

Las Vegas: The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health has obtained the only Investigational New Drug (IND) to be issued by the Federal Drug Administration to test the GE180 ligand tracer, an experimental diagnostic imaging tool used to detect neuroinflammation, in the brains of those with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. Ligand tracers are … Read More