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Physician Update - Physician Update Fall 2009

Physician Update Fall 2009

Physician Update

“You have a chronic disease that could kill you and, oh, by the way, says the doctor,  I have a treatment with a 75 percent chance of curing you. Who wouldn’t want to take it?” asks Mark Sulkowski. “A lot of people,” he says, “and that’s been a dilemma in
More Cure, Less Misery for Hepatitis C

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“You have a chronic disease that could kill you and, oh, by the way, says the doctor, I have a treatment with a 75 percent chance of curing you. Who wouldn’t want to take it?” asks Mark Sulkowski. “A lot of people,” he says, “and that’s been a dilemma in HCV therapy, until now, we think.”

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  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation offers a safe alternative therapy for major depression in adults who've given antidepressants a valiant trial and not been helped.

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  • Fifteen years ago, only about one in 10 spinal tumor patients was a candidate for surgery. Today that figure is eight to nine times greater.

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