What’s New

July 26, 2021
Seven million people have SI joint pain in America. These joints link your pelvis to your lower spine. Now doctors are using a new device that encourages bone to fuse to it and lessen pain.
Two-thousand cases of malaria are diagnosed every year in the United States. If left untreated, it can be fatal. A surprising find by researchers may lead to the development of a new drug to fight the disease
Atrial fibrillation happens when the heart’s electrical pulses get out of sync. In an effort to pinpoint the source of AFib, scientists are turning to donated hearts
The CDC reports that COVID-19 was the third leading cause of death in 2020.  Doctors share their lessons learned in the ICU during this pandemic
A rare birth defect that causes the brain to develop outside the skull has been fatal until now. A first-of-its-kind surgery is giving one newborn another chance at life

Doctor’s In-depth Interview of the week
New Treatment for Age-Related Dry Macular Degeneration
Christopher Riemann, MD, a vitreoretinal surgeon
Cincinnati Eye Institute

Quote of the week:

“They say drugs are not the answer, but really, what is the question?” 

— Janet Fitch, Paint It Black

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