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Opera singer who had 2 lung transplants performs duet with donor's daughter

An opera singer who underwent two double-lung transplants had the performance of a lifetime as she shared the stage with her donor's daughter.


Case Western Reserve University students win Cleveland Medical Hackathon

A team of Case Western Reserve University students' idea for wearable tech to monitor heart patients won the recent Cleveland Medical Hackathon.


Cleveland Clinic spotlights 10 disruptive medical innovations

A panel of nearly 100 Cleveland Clinic doctors and scientist selected the 10 innovations from more than 150 nominations.


New diabetes treatment tops Cleveland Clinic's Top 10 Medical Innovations 2018 list (photos)

An insulin pump that functions like an artificial pancreas ranked No. 1 on Cleveland Clinic's list of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018. The announcement of the entire list will be made Wednesday as part of the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit.


Neurotrack wins medical innovation challenge with Alzheimer's tech

An emerging company that uses vision technology to predict and help prevent the development of Alzheimer’s won “The Challenge” during the Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland.


Human Longevity chief says genome sequencing can help people cheat death

Genomics expert J. Craig Venter doesn’t mind scaring people by giving alarming statistics on death.

Forty percent of men and 24 percent of women between the ages of 50 to 74 years old in the United States will not reach the age of 75. A third will die of cardiovascular disease and another third from cancer, Venter said Monday at the Medical Innovation Summit.


Cleveland Clinic's Toby Cosgrove, Medicaid administrator talk about lowering the cost of healthcare at Medical Innovation Summit

Across the country, hospitals are struggling to do more with less. Rising costs for pharmaceuticals and medical supplies are making healthcare more expensive and leaving healthcare providers searching for ways to care for patients without going into the red.


A Second Wind: An Opera Singer Hits the High Notes After Two Double-Lung Transplants

The Cleveland Clinic is holding its annual Medical Innovation Summit this week. One speaker who took the stage is soprano Charity Tillemann-Dick. She received two double-lung transplants at the Clinic and has gone on to perform across the United States, Europe and Asia.


Future of medicine on display at Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit (photos)

Augmented reality goggles that allow surgeons to see a 3-D image of their patient's organs will soon be used. And, physicians will use a medical device similar to a GPS to navigate surgical tools through a patient's circulatory system.


Case Students Win Third Annual Cleveland Medical Hack-a-Thon

Devices that break down barriers were among the winning entries at this past weekend’s third annual Cleveland Medical Hack-a-thon.

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