UConn Health Minute: Melanoma
More people are developing melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer, than ever before. As UConn Health dermatologist and Mohs surgeon Dr. Maritza Perez explains, having regular skin exams is key in helping to find and remove the melanoma before it becomes lethal.
Set Up for Success: UConn Health Nurtures Research Careers
Vanessa Scanlon is on the faculty of UConn Health after receiving her undergraduate degree from UConn and her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from UConn Health
Science In Seconds: The Wonders of Walnuts
UConn Health researchers are investigating the wonders of walnuts - how they improve colonic health and may help prevent cancer
UConn Health Minute: Peripheral Artery Disease
Peripheral artery disease is a common condition that causes pain and weakness in the legs or arms. As Dr. Kwame Amankwah, chief of vascular and endovascular surgery explains, there are simple, non-invasive tests that can accurately diagnose PAD leading to effective treatments.
UConn Health Minute: TAVR
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement or TAVR gives patients, who suffer from chest pain and shortness of breath but may not be good candidates for open heart surgery, prompt relief from their symptoms so they can get back to their daily activities.
UConn Health Minute: Living with Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis is typically diagnosed in young adulthood so patients experience changing symptoms as they age. Neurologist Hamza Coban explains that as a designated Center for Comprehensive MS Care, UConn Health is uniquely qualified to help patients as they progress with this disease.
UConn Health Minute: Clear Aligners for Adults
Clear aligners are a popular treatment option for adults looking to realign their teeth. As orthodontist Niloufar Azami tells us, UConn Health uses it’s own cutting edge 3D printing technology to help you achieve a perfect smile.
UConn Health Minute: Focusing on Foot Pain
It’s not uncommon for your feet to feel achy or painful after a long day of standing or walking. But as UConn Health podiatrists Drs. Karla and Michael Scanlon tell us, sometimes the foot problems you experience are signs of more severe conditions that should be checked out.
‘Motherhood is Awesome’ – Sickle Cell Patient Thankful for Healthy Baby Girl
UConn Health’s New England Sickle Cell Institute and Maternal Fetal Medicine clinic helped make Daisha’s lifelong dream come true
UConn Health Minute: Thyroid Eye Disease
Thyroid eye disease (TED) causes painful inflammation and swelling of the eye and can lead to a decrease or loss of vision. As Dr. Madina Falcone explains, there are a variety of different treatments, but the latest is the first FDA approved drug specifically for TED that is showing positive results.