A former surgeon in Iowa is serving his community by offering treatment for whatever people can spare.
It has been likened to an overfed starfish. In reality, however, what may look like just a yellow plastic thing is actually a bioreactor—a 3-dimensional breeding ground for cells—which much improves upon the 2-dimensional petri dish. Applications for bioreactors include growing pancreas, liver, bone marrow, neuronal, skin, and cancer stem cells for research and therapeutic purposes.
Soledad O'Brien tore several knee ligaments when she was thrown from a horse. Here's an inside look at her surgery.
CNN's Ninette Sosa shares details of a new report that looks at which cities have the highest performing hospitals.
El Camino Hospital is participating of the clinical trial for the CoreValve procedure, used to treat aortic stenosis. CoreValve is a revolutionary treatment as it is an alternative to open-heart surgery, which is typically required to treat aortic stenosis.