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: 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: 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.
Science in Seconds: Attention-Grabbing Brain Research
UConn Health neuroscientist Timothy Spellman is focusing his attention on “attention”
3D Printing Technology Benefits Breast Cancer Survivors
'It's been a need for many, many years, and it takes someone like a biomedical engineer to say, "I can do this"'
UConn Health Minute: Diagnosing GERD
Up to 20% of Americans have gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD. Symptoms vary so diagnosing GERD accurately can be challenging. The director of UConn Health’s Esophageal Diseases Center, Dr. Houman Rezaizadeh, says the Bravo test can help pinpoint what’s going on and lead to appropriate, pain-relieving therapy.