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Hispanic Health News

April 2014 Archives

1 in 4 Pregnant Teens in the U.S. is Hispanic

1 in 4 Pregnant Teens in the U.S. is Hispanic

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday released the most recent figures for teenage pregnancies, which historically have been higher among Hispanics. continue reading »

Spanish Docs See Mechanical Heart as Alternative to Transplant

Spanish Docs See Mechanical Heart as Alternative to Transplant

A 51-year-old man with a grave case of heart failure underwent an operation for a mechanical heart implant, a technique that in the future could be an alternative to a human heart transplant. continue reading »

Team of Spanish Surgeons Perform Double-Arm Transplant

Team of Spanish Surgeons Perform Double-Arm Transplant

A team of Spanish surgeons has successfully performed the second-ever double-arm transplant in Spain and the fifth in the world on a 41-year-old man who was having complications after being severely electrically burned. continue reading »