Physician Update Fall 2009
“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.”
Articles in this Issue
Can stem cells that come from a person's own heart help undo the damage caused by a heart attack?
The only sure way to find an effective treatment for a chronic cough is find out what's causing it in the first place.
A study is under way to find out if the time-honored treatments are really the best treatments.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation offers a safe alternative therapy for major depression in adults who've given antidepressants a valiant trial and not been helped.
"We live, eat and breathe the destruction of pancreatic cancer."
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.
Mary Ann Ayd, managing editor