E. Coli Bacteria Illness Prompts Consumer Warning

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a notice to consumers to avoid eating romaine lettuce products after an outbreak of a particularly dangerous strain of E. coli bacteria hospitalized dozens of people across the U.S. According to Baruch Fertel, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic, this particular strain of E. coli, known … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Establishes UAE’s First Comprehensive Organ Transplant Program

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates: Physicians at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi have made history in the UAE by developing a comprehensive multi-organ transplant program which is already transforming patients’ lives. This month, the multi-specialty hospital successfully completed the United Arab Emirates’ first full liver transplant on Feb. 1, 2018, and first lung transplant on Feb. 11, … Read More

Doctors Perform First Kidney Swap in West Virginia

A few weeks ago, two West Virginia families had never met. Today, they have a lifetime bond. Brian King, of Charleston, needed a kidney transplant. So, too, did David Kent, of Tornado. And each had family members – Brian’s wife, Pam, and David’s son, Dustin – who were eager to offer up one of their … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Study: Children With Asthma More Likely to Have Kidney Stones than Children Without Asthma

CLEVELAND: Kidney stones are four-times more likely to occur in children with asthma than children without asthma, according to a new Cleveland Clinic study published online in the medical journal, PLOS ONE. Similarly, the study found that asthma is four-times more likely to occur in children with kidney stones than children without stones. This is … Read More