Blood And Bone Conditions

X-ray photographs of a cardiac catheterization, before and after a balloon dilation. For long-term stabilization of the dilation is mostly still the implantation of a stent. (Screenshot-prints from motion pictures)

A Groundbreaking Heart Stent Experiment Reveals The Power Of The Placebo Effect

A groundbreaking new experiment reveals that stents, which are mesh wire tubes inserted into narrow or weak arteries to widen them and increase blood flow, are no more effective than treating people w...
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - SEPT. 26, 2017: Hospital employees and nurses gather to pray for a co-worker who was critically injured in a violent attack during the chaos post-Maria hurricane. At the Centro Medico Puerto Rico (hospital), critical care cases from all over the island are brought for care. It has been a struggle to keep everything working smoothly given the damage done to infrastructure. (Photo by Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Doctors In Puerto Rico Face Mounting Medical Crisis In Maria's Wake

Dr. Antonio Rodriguez Mimoso, an OB-GYN in San Juan, Puerto Rico, was on call when Hurricane Maria hit on Sept. 20, blasting the island with 150 mph winds and knocking out the electricity grid. "It wa...